Author Essay

A Real-Life Doctor on Watching Hospital Dramas on TV

What do you think makes medical dramas so riveting? Tell us in the comments!

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Author Essay

Two Types of Violence We Encounter As Readers

What do you think of violence in books and film? Do you agree with Cynthia Bond that sometimes we have to portray violence in order to truly tell a story? Let's talk in the comments.

By Cynthia Bond, author of Ruby • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Conversation with Cynthia Bond, Author of Ruby

As a victim of human trafficking as a child, these stories and images filled my chest with horror, rage, and fear until I picked up a pen and placed it upon the blank page. Writing Ruby became my salvation.

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Aislinn Hunter on What It Means to Be a Writer

Are you a writer? Do any of Aislinn Hunter's descriptions of what it means to be a writer resonate with you? Let's chat in the comments!

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Gretchen Rubin Shows You How to Master Your Habits in Better Than Before

What's one everyday habit in your life you'd like to change? Tell us in the comments!

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Huan Hsu on Being Half-American, Half-Chinese

Have you read any books - fiction or non-fiction - set in China? Share it in the comments!

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Should You Judge a Book by Its Cover?

What's the last book you judged by its cover (c'mon, we know you do it!) when you were really right (or really wrong)? Tell us in the comments!

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

5 Literary Guests I’d Want at My Dinner Party

If you could bring five authors - from any time period - to your dinner party, who'd you invite?

By • 3 years ago