The president who finished his memoir just in time.
Novelist David C. Taylor talks about the memories and methods that shaped his first book-length crime story.
“Breaking the ground is a very important phase. It’s a difficult phase, but once you take the time to do that, the book somehow propels you forward.”
Avoid the curse of obsolescence with these guidelines.
“I revise as I go. It’s a slower process, but the manuscript is tight by the time I send it to my editor.”
Immerse yourself in the period of your novel.
Do you identify with a certain genre? Or do you shun labels for your work?
Can memory and stories provide missing puzzle pieces?
“You have to have a lot of faith in yourself when you’re writing a book.”
If you’ve never served in the military, these seven stories lend insight into the work of our men and women in uniform.