Q&As

Beyond the Books – A Closer Look at Kurt Vonnegut

[A Writer’s Digest Magazine Online Exclusive] He died in 2007, but he’s already the stuff of modern writing legend—the man who survived the firebombing of Dresden, penned Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat’s Cradle and Breakfast of Champions, and made ironic generational poetry of his catchphrase “So it goes.” But who was Kurt Vonnegut, really? For some answers,...

Q/A: Charlaine Harris, the author behind True Blood, shares her writing insights – and even the scoop on her custom vampire fangs

In the current issue of Writer’s Digest, we have a profile of Charlaine Harris, the delightful and hilarious author behind the Southern Vampire Mysteries—the basis for the HBO series “True Blood.” But even though the story is on newsstands, I still have a mountain of leftover notes from the interview. So rather than let...