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Joe Tone: How I Write

“What I am at my core is a journalist and a reporter, and I’ve always been drawn to stories that require a lot of reporting and research.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: June 8, 2018

Téa Obreht: Writers on Writing

“It took me a long time, and many false starts, to find my way to a project where I felt that same synthesis of subject and psychological state again.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: May 30, 2018

Clara Bingham: Writers on Writing

“You’re climbing Everest by looking down at your feet, not looking up at the mountain. The second I look up, I wouldn’t be able to breathe, and it would all be too daunting.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: March 26, 2018

Kaitlyn Greenidge: Writers on Writing

“[Writing] takes a long time. There is no rushing it and the work exists on its own timetable, outside of your own personal deadlines.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: March 19, 2018

Alexandra Kleeman: Writers on Writing

“Honoring the separation between the private activity of writing and the public activity of being a writer has helped me structure my days.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: March 5, 2018

Shannon Hale interview: Girl (and boy) power

Shannon Hale creates fun plots and strong characters for all ages and genders. Yet her books are often labeled as “for girls only” – and she’s fighting hard to change that.

By Eliana Osborn | Published: January 31, 2018

Jeannie Vanasco: Writers on Writing

“After I find a good routine – which, for me, usually involves absolute quiet, at least two hours of uninterrupted time, and a pot of black coffee – the writing starts going well, and then I can forget about the routine.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: January 23, 2018