In celebration of Herman Wouk's birthday, we revisit his 1966 interview with former WD editor-in-chief, Kirk Polking.
Reporting an in-depth story can overwhelm writers with research. Into the Raging Sea author Rachel Slade shares 12 tips to guide nonfiction authors through the mayhem in this article from our March 2020 issue.
In this article from our April 2020 issue, Kristy Stevenson offers 8 tips for building your freelance writing portfolio by getting local and regional gigs.
While researching another book, Robert L. Richardson came across a story worth sharing from a pilot who will turn 100 later this year that became his latest title, Spying From the Sky: At the Controls of U.S. Cold War Aerial Intelligence from Casemate Publishers.
Rachel Howzell Hall and Alex Segura discuss diversity in crime fiction, what they admire most in crime novels, their participation as judges in the Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Award, and more.
In this author spotlight, Scott Kenemore, author of Zombie Ohio and The Grand Hotel, shares his experience of writing Lake of Darkness, how he uses historical research to write horror in historical fiction, and more.
In this September 1956 WD article, Jim Kjelgaard reflects on the ups and downs of choosing writing as a career--and says he'd do it all over again.