“What is more important to me are the breaks I take during the day while writing.”
Creating narrative tension isn’t only about storytelling. It’s about the nuts and bolts that incrementally build a tale.
Novelist Amish Tripathi meant to spend his career as a mathematician. But the numbers added up to a writer’s life.
Short-form writing can lead to a subatomic investigation of language, also known as revealing the POWER of two.
“It’s really not the writing that takes me a long time; it’s the ideation, and the underlying architecture that has to feel solid before I can even start cloaking it in words.”
In her debut novel, Vaddey Ratner looks to her personal memories about fleeing the Khmer Rouge and to creative spirit as an artist to honor the lives of the fallen.
The actor Scott Shepherd has performed the entire text of The Great Gatsby hundreds of times onstage. What does he know about F. Scott Fitzgerald? A lot, old sport.
The novelist talks about developing character, crafting stories and the passion necessary for both.
Novelist Samhita Arni has a simple style, but her method is every bit as deliberate as the original writers of the myths she revisits.
A veteran television writer tells how he did just that for an episode of The Wonder Years