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Nancy K. Miller: How I Write

“I wanted to smoke in a left Bank café,” Miller says. “I wanted to be sophisticated and daring, nothing like my nice-Jewish-girl self and her nice Jewish parents from whom I longed to escape.” What she found in Paris, however, was a deeper connection to her parents – and a sense that liberté may lie elsewhere.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: October 29, 2013

Anecdotally speaking

The key to finding “real life” sources is to search broadly, keep lists and get out of the house.

By Kelly James-Enger | Published: October 29, 2013

Happy coincidence

We asked six contemporary children’s writers what influences their work.

Published: October 1, 2013

Bill Cheng: Chapter One

Bill Cheng, author of “Southern Cross the Dog,” chats about writing first chapters and how the rhythm and themes in the first chapter continue throughout the novel.

By Megan Kaplon | Published: October 1, 2013