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Sharon Olds: Writers on Writing

It’s good for me to notice the tiniest sub-“thought” which goes through my mind, almost too fast to notice—to catch it before it’s gone, to jot it down. Whhhsshht!

By Gabriel Packard | Published: June 23, 2015

Peter Godwin: Writers on Writing

You have to be prepared to embrace a life of solitude. Not all the time. But when you’re writing, that’s what is required.

By Gabriel Packard | Published: January 20, 2015

Hilton Als: Writers on writing

“If you present the emotional truth of a situation, particularly in an essay or a poem, it transcends genre.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: January 5, 2015

A.M. Homes: Writers on Writing

“The most important thing I’ve learned is to stay curious, to stay open to what the characters bring to the story – don’t be overly determined to control the story but rather let it evolve organically.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: July 17, 2013