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Stately, plump Bloomsday

James Joyce’s Ulysses, widely considered the greatest novel of the 20th century, follows Dubliner Leopold Bloom on a single day, June 16, 1904 – known to the literary world as Bloomsday. Three writer-educators talk about lessons from the masterpiece.

Published: May 1, 2013

Russell Banks’ currency

The novelist talks about developing character, crafting stories and the passion necessary for both.

By Jack Smith | Published: May 1, 2013

Setting the stage

Whether you’re writing a profile or a novel, strong interviewing practices can ensure a richer story.

By Susan E. Reed | Published: April 1, 2013

The face of freelance

Independent writers discover that freedom comes with the price of persistence, passion and adaptability.

By Dale McGarrigle | Published: April 1, 2013

The mything queen

Novelist Samhita Arni has a simple style, but her method is every bit as deliberate as the original writers of the myths she revisits.

By Kavitha Rao | Published: April 1, 2013

Get tweety

Attending a writers’ conference or book festival? Share the experience through Twitter.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: March 1, 2013

Let Me Entertain You

Authors are crossing over into the realm of entertainment to promote books and show fans a good time.

By Dale McGarrigle | Published: February 28, 2013