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An Interview With Author Jennifer J. Chow About The 228 Legacy and Her Other Books Ep 65

By Felicia Lin

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin:

February 28th is a national holiday in Taiwan and it’s just around the corner. But how many know the somber significance behind the date and what it commemorates? Author Jennifer J. Chow has written a novel inspired by the 228 Incident (which refers to February 28, 1947).

I spoke with her about the 228 Incident and how it relates to her novel, The 228 Legacy. Jennifer has a new book coming out in March, it’s a cozy mystery novel called, Mimi Lee Gets A Clue. We also spoke about that, her other book projects and her writing process.

Here’s a little preview of what we talked about in this podcast episode:

  • What is the 228 Incident?
  • How the 228 Incident is related to Jennifer’s book The 228 Legacy
  • How Jennifer learned about 228
  • Why she wrote the 228 Legacy
  • Jennifer’s upcoming book, Mimi Lee Gets A Clue
  • The cozy mystery genre
  • How her Winston Wong cozy mystery series is a tribute to her late mother
  • Her writing process for the cozy mystery genre
  • How she approaches writing young adult fiction, adult fiction and cozy mysteries
  • Her writing routine and habits
  • Her advice for people who want to write a book

Related Links:

Jennifer’s website: http://jenniferjchow.com/

The 228 Incident: https://www.taiwandc.org/228-intr.htm

The 228 Hand-In Hand Rally: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2004/02/29/2003100533

Formosa Betrayed: https://www.amazon.com/Formosa-Betrayed-George-H-Kerr/dp/1910736538

Jennifer J. Chow on social media:

https://www.facebook.com/JenJChow/

https://twitter.com/jenjchow

https://www.instagram.com/jenjchow/

 

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