Describe your writing schedule. Do you outline? Any habits? What are you working on now? Lidia Yuknavitch. It's hard to be
"It's hard to say what inspired these poems but it's linked to that granting of permission to myself to write. I was a journalist
From Midlist to Megabestseller: Christina Baker Kline on Selling your First Novel, Maximizing Writers' Conferences and Making a Living While Writing
CBK: Not exactly. I have been protected a bit from rejection. But I went through one very dark period. I had this wonderful
CS: What occurs to me is the importance of voice. This might seem contradictory, but you can never stop being who you are
And now, even in 2016, Jesus will take a moment for us just like He did for that woman. Her story informs so much today about
After finding herself exhausted, isolated, and sick, author Shauna Niequist came to a point where she knew her life had to change. She was tired, burnt out, and felt unconnected to the people she loved.
Paul Burston is a creative multi-hyphenate. A successful author, journalist, critic, and curator of the influential Polari Literary Salon in London, his latest novel, "The Black Path", is a radical shift in genre and tone.
Pam Stucky: You have written books on such a wide variety of topics, from ghosts to cousins to your latest, a modern revival
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"I've seen a lot of women struggling in their relationship. They want more connection. I wrote the book, in part, to offer these women empathy."
Inspiring, right? To learn more, Milk & Honey Magazine interviewed Leeana about what it means to live a brazen life and how
In Dimestore: A Writer's Life, Lee Smith reflects back on her growing up as a daughter of the Appalachian South and as a fiction writer. While she reports that her fiction finally clicked when she wrote about the life she knew growing up, her non-fiction benefits from the same gaze.
Jerry Nelson on Feeding the Machine, Husband Training and Getting a Book Deal With a Great Publisher
We've been to the South Dakota Festival of Books twice so far, and we have now discovered two amazing writers who came to the festival without a book deal.
In their debut book, Hope Heals: A True Story of Overwhelming Loss and Overcoming Love, Katherine and Jay Wolf share the story of their devastating pain -- and ultimate healing -- after a brain stem stroke nearly took Katherine's life eight years ago.
Holidays give families a chance to gather, reflect on the last year, and create new memories. At least that is the ideal version of the concept. Brenda Janowitz's lovely and fast-paced novel, The Dinner Party, captures a much more realistic view of the intricacies of a family gathering.
Author Jennifer Brown Talks About How to Research a Novel, Conquering Rejection, and Writing Even When It Hurts
I'm addicted to book review porn the way some people ogle real estate ads, vacation brochures, or the latest iPhone gadgets. When I first read the advance reviews of Jennifer Brown's debut novel, Modern Girls, I knew this was a must-read.
Yes, it happened! I now travel the nation sharing motivational and informational keynote presentations on dressing from the inside out. As part of these events, I always ask my audiences if they have ever had a special dream. Many raise their hands and in unison say yes!