An author makes many choices before settling into his or her novel’s voice and characters. We asked Maksik to uncover his process for pinning down those sometimes elusive concepts.
By Megan Kaplon | Published: September 30, 2013
If you’re stuck developing a character, don the journalist hat and set up an interview – with your character.
By Patrick Scalisi | Published: September 30, 2013
To write a compelling story, you must thwart your character’s desire. These questions will keep you on the right track.
By Gregory Martin | Published: December 29, 2009