“The first draft is like throwing a hunk of clay onto the wheel. It’s literally getting down the raw material, and revision is my way of going back to shape something from that.”
Screenwriter Julian Fellowes is the singular voice behind the lush PBS series Downton Abbey. His philosophy is grounded in something less extravagant: believing in yourself as a writer.
The new publishing terrain, Jonathan Karp says, should encourage talented writers.
The author of The Invisible Bridge shares her creative process.
Enjoying awards and a new level of recognition for let the great world spin, novelist Column McCann expands his use of multiple points of view.