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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 Gabriel Packard | Published: January 23, 2018

David Shields: Writers on Writing

“As I work on a project, typically a book-length essay, I try to ask myself, what puts the reader at the most extreme point of discomfiture?”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: November 30, 2017