Author Essay

S is for Sue

What more than 36 years of friendship with Sue Grafton meant to YA author Carol Weston.

By CAROL WESTON • 12 months ago
Author Essay

The Book that Changed My Life

The author of The Lost Chapters reflects on the book that rewired her thoughts during a jail sentence.

By LESLIE SCHWARTZ • 12 months ago
Author Essay

On Writing Fiction about My Real Life

The author of Fruit of the Drunken Tree illuminates how the real and imagined create truth together.

By INGRID ROJAS CONTRERAS • 12 months ago
Author Essay

The Syntax of Literature’s Greatest Lines

The Joy of Syntax author explains why it's okay to break editors' rules (occasionally).

By JUNE CASAGRANDE • 12 months ago
Author Essay

A Letter From Guernsey Author Mary Ann Shaffer

"There my characters stand: bored, boring, and mute. Furthermore, they don’t like me any more than I like them."

By MARY ANN SHAFFER • 12 months ago
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What Publishing My First Book Taught Me About Love

The author of Playing with Matches talks book deals, dating, and finding a match who gets your quirks.

By HANNAH ORENSTEIN • 12 months ago
Author Essay

5 Women in Literature Who Are Total Bosses

The author of Like She Owns the Place spotlights leading ladies who changed their own stories.

By CARA ALWILL LEYBA • 1 year ago
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8 Goodies for the Lazy Days of Summer

Because we all need a journal disguised as an ice cream sandwich. (Seriously.)

By POTTER GIFT • 1 year ago