Author Essay

How I Dared to Write About Werewolves (And Still Do)

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The Headline That Changed My Life

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In Praise of Reliable Narrators

Author Cristina Alger insists we need reliable female narrators in fiction, now more than ever.

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Stay on the edge of your seat as characters face life-changing decisions.

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From cathartic fiction to moving manifestos, these are must-reads to get through your burnout cycle.

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A Novel About Good Love Born Out of Grief

Claire Lombardo, author of The Most Fun We Ever Had, recounts the healing process of writing her debut.

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How Books Make Us Feel Less Alone

The author of How Could She remembers finding hope (and glamour) in the Vintage Contemporaries.

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