Sometimes our writing asks us to step away from the page and into the real world.
Becoming a word thief is easier than you think.
Truth is NOT relative – and you can find it.
Research is just as essential in contemporary novels as it is in historical ones.
The novelist and teacher who didn’t turn his back on his past, but faced it head on to find a voice uniquely his own.
It’s important to clarify for the reader what kind of information he or she is getting when you repurpose true events.
Novelist David C. Taylor talks about the memories and methods that shaped his first book-length crime story.
“Once you have a good story, the science will take care of itself.”
Enjoying awards and recognition, Colum McCann expands his use of multiple points of view.
“I revise as I go. It’s a slower process, but the manuscript is tight by the time I send it to my editor.”