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Mitchell S. Jackson: Turn around

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.

By Aubrey Everett, Photos by John Ricard and Xan Padron | Published: March 2, 2016

Can nonfiction be dramatized?

It’s important to clarify for the reader what kind of information he or she is getting when you repurpose true events.

By Brandi Reissenweber | Published: February 22, 2016

David C. Taylor’s write life

Novelist David C. Taylor talks about the memories and methods that shaped his first book-length crime story.

By Alicia Anstead, photo by Michele Stapleton | Published: January 19, 2016

Sam Kean: How I Write

“Once you have a good story, the science will take care of itself.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: October 28, 2015

Beverly Jenkins: How I Write

“I revise as I go. It’s a slower process, but the manuscript is tight by the time I send it to my editor.”

By Alicia Anstead | Published: August 19, 2015