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.
Veteran partners share skills and one voice.
Do you identify with a certain genre? Or do you shun labels for your work?
Can memory and stories provide missing puzzle pieces?
“You need to really get inside the head of someone who is not you and give them a voice and dignity.”
Seasoned food bloggers talk about writing partnerships, snagging freelance assignments and making roast chicken sound interesting in a dozen posts.
Zach and Clay from The Bitten Word share talk food writing, blogging, writing together and how to keep roast chicken exciting.
“You have to have a lot of faith in yourself when you’re writing a book.”