Fremont Episode 6: metaphor

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Today Elizabeth talks about metaphors and maps and the books that influenced her creation of Rachel and the rest of the family, and how this has been different in Fremont than with her previous novel.

If you missed the vlog for Episodes 1 to 3, watch it here, and you’ll find the chat on Episode 4 and Episode 5 interesting too.

Fremont Episode 6: metaphor from Kohl Publishing on Vimeo.

Book group chat

How important is metaphor to writing? The map in Fremont becomes an overarching metaphor within the book; how did you feel about that? And about the smaller metaphors within the text?