Research is just as essential in contemporary novels as it is in historical ones.
“No outside pressure could live up to the pressure I’ve always put on myself as a writer.”
Julia Alvarez shares the key elements of her life and work as a novelist, poet and researcher.
Mystery writer Barbara Neely wrote her first novel Blanche on the Lam while working a 60-hour-a-week, full-time job.
Enter to win this witty retelling of Norse mythology from a best-selling author.
Congratulations to Signe Bergstrom, Anthony Howcroft, and Marie Smysor Watson.
Signe Bergstrom, author of our winning short story “The House They Built,” explains her inspiration and process for the piece.
Read the third-place winner of our “Great Break” short story contest.
Our second-place winning story was inspired by several trips to Venice.
For this bestselling novelist, the high-wire act of writing is dizzying and rewarding.