Author Essay

Dataclysm: How Facebook Predicts Your Relationship Success

For married people on Facebook, their spouse is the most assimilated member of their network an astounding 75 percent of the time.

By Christian Rudder, author of Dataclysm • 3 years ago
Author Essay

The Coen Brothers Should Make
O, Africa! Into a Movie

"This audacious novel encompasses not merely the essence of America and the art of moviemaking, but the nature of time. To bring this full circle, maybe the Coen brothers could adapt the vision of the Grand brothers for the big screen.” –Kirkus (starred review)

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Author Chris Pavone on Making New Friends

Suddenly, at 40 years old, I moved to Luxembourg for my wife’s job. For the first time in the quarter-century since graduation, I had zero friends.

By Chris Pavone, author of The Accident • 3 years ago
Author Essay

A (Hilarious) Conversation Between Author Sara Barron and Her Mom

The anecdotes about my mother in my book are pitched from my perspective. What I wanted to do is give her the opportunity to offer her perspective.

By Sara Barron, author of The Harm in Asking • 3 years ago
Author Essay

My Character Refused To Do What I Told Her To Do

As a writer, I’m always thrilled when a character shows up in my head, demanding that I write a story about her.

By Maddie Dawson, author of The Opposite of Maybe • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Start Reading A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

The novel you're about to read is truly extraordinary.

By Anthony Marra, author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Roland Merullo on Writing from a Female Point of View

Inevitably I get a question like this: how is it that, as a male author you’ve been able to write, in a believable way, from a female point of view?

By Roland Merullo • 4 years ago
Author Essay

Is the Zombie Fad Over? Live Video Chat with Scott Sigler

Scott Sigler wrote his first monster story in the third grade and hasn't stopped since. A creator of novels, short stories and screenplays, Scott's work revolves around modern science's dichotomy of simultaneously producing good and evil.

By • 4 years ago