Maurene Goo

Glendale, CA



Maurene Goo grew up in a Los Angeles suburb surrounded by floral wallpaper, one thousand cousins, and piles of books. She studied communication at UC San Diego and then later received a Masters in publishing, writing, and literature at Emerson College. Before publishing her first book, Since You Asked, she worked in both textbook and art book publishing. She has very strong feelings about tacos and houseplants. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two cats.

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Monday, July 16th, 2018

Guest Author Maurene Goo: How I Draft by Avoiding It Until I Have No Choice But to Write

The hardest thing about being an author is writing.All the other stuff that comes with it—social media, panels, signings—it’s all ancillary to the main show: Your book.And my God, do I find ways to avoid writing it. To sit there and do the actual work.While drafting, my house is spectacularly clean. All my plants are thriving. The bathroom cabinet is … Read More


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