“Revision is where the magic happens. I try to get through a first draft quickly (though not quick enough), so I can massage it and make it work.”
The poet learned to “get out of earth’s orbit” to find freedom and a sense of wonder in her writing.
John Katzenbach on writing suspense: Who do you kill? Where do you put the bodies? Who are you as a writer?
Monica Wood talks about writing novels, researching personal stories and growing up in Mexico, Maine, the setting of her memoir.
Find the power to overcome writing fears.
The National Book Award winner talks writing, inspiration and overcoming failure.
Lucy Knisley presents food in a way that may whet your appetite for graphic novels.
As Bahadur, a journalist, set out to discover the lost story of her ancestry, she realized her great-grandmother’s narrative was not unique; it was “emblematic.”
Novelist and teacher Steve Yarbrough brings a compulsion for words to the page and the classroom.
Poet and journalist Alissa Quart combines her skills for a sprawling examination of the outsider class.