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Helen Macdonald: Giving sorrow words

Helen Macdonald’s “H Is for Hawk” is a hybrid memoir about grief, the environment, family and a bird.

By Megan Kaplon, photos by Michele Stapleton | Published: December 7, 2015

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Use your space

Lin-Manuel Miranda is the Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist of “In the Heights.” He’s an actor and composer, who identifies as a writer.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: December 2, 2015

Sharon Dennis Wyeth: Writers on Writing

“Breaking the ground is a very important phase. It’s a difficult phase, but once you take the time to do that, the book somehow propels you forward.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: November 30, 2015

How to start a story in 5 steps

Go ahead, get on the clock: A veteran novelist and teacher offers you a proven 5-step plan for starting a piece of fiction. It works for beginners and experienced writers alike.

By John Smolens | Published: November 26, 2015