When the phone rings inside a story, it’s up to the author to figure out who’s calling.
Sometimes authors just want to be a fly on the wall.
Story ideas are like people; some are more persistent than others.
What books and book types I read when writing.
Whether writing fact or fiction, the same goal remains: tell a good story.
Writing happens in spite of the weather, not because of it—though there’s nothing like escaping to a different world during a winter snowstorm.
A writer’s fantasy.
Four novels and one non-fiction read made this year’s list.
It’s hard to see what details are really important to the big picture, except in hindsight.
How a book club discussion made me realize something new about a story.