Is there any story more fun to read – and to write – than a good crime story?
Prior to “Binocular Vision,” Edith Pearlman’s writing had given her a feeling of success, some recognition and a small, devoted following – but not a large publishing contract.
“Every discovery that I make as a writer, and the work it allows me to do, is true only for as long as it is true.”
Joyce Carol Oates suggests tapping deeply into the personal for material.
Get hooked by excerpts from our winning Crime Pays stories.
MFA programs help children’s and YA authors develop craft and connections.
The genre conference circuit that takes attendees to “Shangri-La” will focus on memoir writing in its next installment.
In The Writer Interview, Mary Gordon talks with editor Alicia Anstead about crafting scenes and dissects a paragraph from her book “The Liar’s Wife.”
“I revise as I go. It’s a slower process, but the manuscript is tight by the time I send it to my editor.”
Immerse yourself in the period of your novel.