Colum McCann shares expertise on the necessity of plot, intensity of language and the grand paradox of success.
“The most important thing I’ve learned is to stay curious, to stay open to what the characters bring to the story – don’t be overly determined to control the story but rather let it evolve organically.”
While studying for her master’s degree at Stanford University, Alice Hoffman was approached by Ted Solotaroff, founder of American Review literary journal, and she quickly learned two cardinal rules of publication: Write often and write fast.
In a technological world, let us not forget that behind every virtuoso work is a human – and some sweat.
Mike Jung catapulted his career forward through social media. It helped that he was funny and talented.
Summer adds hours and inspiration to the writing day.
The options for understanding TV writing have increased with technology.
Be inspired by what you overhear in the world.
For five seasons, Vince Gilligan has channeled his inner monster to terrify TV audiences. As the series ends, he reflects on the process of raising hell and retiring a hit show.