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Lorin Oberweger interview: Tapping your story’s full potential

A Q&A with independent editor, author, and former literary agent Lorin Oberweger.


Author, editor, and story development guru Lorin Oberweger has been a fixture in the writing workshop circuit for more than two decades, serving as a faculty member for events held by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Romance Writers of America, and other regional and national writing organizations. Her boutique editing company, Free Expressions, is now in its 25th year of operation, and – in addition to its personalized editing services – offers the popular Breakout Novel Intensives with literary agent Donald Maass, among other workshops. An award-winning writer herself, Lorin has received praise for her book-length fiction and nonfiction from the New York Times, Kirkus Reviews, NPR, and elsewhere.


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