Writers on Writing
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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 Allison Futterman | 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

Dan Sheehan: Writers on Writing

Dan Sheehan, a recipient of the 2016 Center for Fiction Emerging Writers Fellowship, is a journalist, editor, and fiction writer.

By Gabriel Packard | Published: November 20, 2017

Emma Brockes: Writers on Writing

“Good writing is what happens when you stop thinking about the writing itself and think more straightforwardly about what it is you’re trying to say.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: March 10, 2017

Sharon Dennis Wyeth: Writers on Writing

“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.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: November 30, 2015