For Tim O’Brien, the Vietnam War has remained a crucible in his fiction, but the power of imagination and memory, and ‘our elusive interior worlds,’ loom large too.
When it comes to adding significant plot lines to your novel, you don’t want too many, or too few.
A young author puts more “A” than “Y” in her YA stories and comes up with an approach that works for teens.
Writing a novel may be as simple as skipping a TV show.
Can turning to the pen turn eerie?
Avoid the curse of obsolescence with these guidelines.
Enjoying awards and recognition, Colum McCann expands his use of multiple points of view.
8 mystery and thriller authors share tips on how to build suspense in fiction.
Find time when you don’t have time.
The distinguished Canadian writer has pushed herself to work in a variety of genres, dramatizing issues of gender, power and society.