Author Essay

How TV Shows Helped Me Write My Debut Novel

I wanted to write a book that would say something about the world, and at the same time, be fun to watch.

By MEGHA MAJUMDAR • 4 months ago
Author Essay

7 Reasons to Read Historical Fiction (If You Don’t Already)

Before you set aside a historical novel, consider what you can gain from reading about the past.

By C.W. GORTNER • 4 months ago
Author Essay

How an Evening Out with Friends Inspired My Novel

Inspiration can strike when you least expect it.

By MATTHEW NORMAN • 4 months ago
Author Essay

A Love Letter to Books

Rick Hanson, author of Neurodharma, thanks books for always being there.

By RICK HANSON • 5 months ago
Author Essay

Why You Should Read Outside of Your Comfort Zone

If you want greater learning, memory, and creativity, mix up how (and what) you read.

By BENJAMIN HARDY • 5 months ago
Author Essay

Turn Reading Into a Healing Ritual with These Simple Steps

Reap even more benefits from books by transforming your routine.

By KELSEY J. PATEL • 5 months ago
Author Essay

How The Joy Luck Club Inspired Me to Be an Author

Reading Amy Tan's classic changed everything I knew about writing.

By FRANCES CHA • 5 months ago
Author Essay

How Being a Librarian Saved My Life

Before I was a novelist, I was a librarian. Here's how it changed me.

By AMANDA EYRE WARD • 5 months ago