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Ken Pisani: How I Write

“If I’m just writing jokes, that’s not very gratifying. I want to find human truths. “

By Allison Futterman | Published: May 16, 2017

Anthony Varallo: How I Write

“The reader reads for dialogue more than anything. The writer’s habit is to describe, but the reader would rather hear the character.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: April 25, 2017

Ron Rash: How I Write

“When there is violence in my work, the goal is not to titillate but to reveal character. It reveals the mask of that person, and we see who he or she really is when that mask is dropped.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: March 23, 2017

Julie Murphy: How I Write

“The key to nailing the YA voice is remembering that teens aren’t the aliens we so often make them out to be.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: January 27, 2017

Etgar Keret: How I Write

“I see my stories like explosions. They come from the gut and come out short.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: January 17, 2017

Jill McCorkle: How I Write

“There’s no better teacher than reading and reading and reading. Find a story you love, take it apart, reassemble, and look at the way it’s put together.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: November 16, 2016

Agent/author Regina Brooks gives advice for authors

As founder and president of Serendipity, a boutique literary agency, Regina Brooks dedicates her skills and years of experience to helping a diverse client base get their work published.

By Allison Futterman | Published: October 7, 2016