The bestselling author of Rules of Civility reveals his writing process.
Thinking of moving from adult readers to the YA world? A constantly renewing market awaits you.
Abandoned the math degree for writing in college? The lessons learned may add up to a fulfilling career.
Find inspiration in George Orwell’s “Why I Write” – and then discover your own answer.
Reading interviews with successful authors can offer hints to writing tactics.
Gilbert King went from writing about Mr. Potato Head to crafting an award-winning story about racial injustice.
The Package Deal. A great pitch positions you as a writer and content collaborator.
“A big-city copy moves to a small coastal town…” Developing a carefully structured premise can arm you with a strong story and a solid pitch line. It’s something agents can sink their “jaws” into.
Screenwriter Callie Khouri looks for the story in the score and scripts of the hit TV show Nashville.