Ali Lowe: The Trivia Night
In Episode 38 of the Writers off the Page podcast, Ali Lowe chats about her saucy debut novel, The Trivia Night. Plus: tips for switching between multiple point of view characters and how to choose a comparative text.
Ali Lowe has been a journalist for 20 years and has written for bridal magazines, parenting titles, websites and newspapers in both London and Australia.
She’s just released her debut novel The Trivia Night with Hachette, and it is a page turner! The Trivia Night is a gripping, domestic noir, full of shocking reveals, perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty and Sally Hepworth.
It's the story of a group of parents at Darley Heights Primary School who at the annual school trivia night, decide to swap partners for one night only. One wild night and some scandalous fun, but in the harsh light of day, the group must face the fallout of their actions. The truth threatens to rip their perfect lives apart and revenge turns fatal.
The Trivia Night effortlessly switches between the point-of-view of three lead characters - Amanda, Alice and Zoe. In the above episode of Writers off the Page, Ali shares her tips for keeping voices distinct when switching point-of-view.
Also, what's it like for a debut author to be compared to the likes of Liane Moriarty and Sally Hepworth? Ali chats all about it in Episode 38 of Writers off the Page, plus her tips for choosing a comparative text for your manuscript.