Author Kristin Bair shares how her latest novel changed structure during the writing process and what launching a book during a pandemic taught her about the publishing industry.
Debut picture book author Kitty O'Meara shares her experience of writing a viral poem that's been turned into a printed picture book in only a few months about finding joy and community in a pandemic.
Award-winning author Nev March shares what inspired her award-winning mystery debut, how the editing process went after it was accepted, and so much more.
Author Jennifer J. Chow shares how writing cozy mysteries helps spark optimism and hope, what was different about writing the second novel in her Sassy Cat mystery series, and so much more.
Award-winning journalist and author of more than a dozen books Mary Beth Sammons shares how her mother's request to learn the fate of Sammons' maternal grandfather led her to learn more about herself, her community, and publish a book in the process.
Author Johanna Garton shares her experience of taking and finishing a story her journalist mother started a decade before her about mountaineer Christine Boskoff, who disappeared while climbing in China in 2006.
Former eBay CFO Gary F. Bengier shares his journey to self-publish his debut speculative fiction novel based on his nonfiction philosophy book.
Novelist Jonelle Patrick discusses writing about a country she loves and the importance of both readers and editors.
Author Heidi McCrary shares how she used personal experience to craft a coming-of-age novel, how she handles political correctness, and the struggle to find a publisher.
Francesca Beauman shares what inspired her most recent history title (Matrimony, Inc.), what section of the newspaper she always turned to first, why writers need to love their subject, and more!
Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter Mick Garris shares the writing process for his collection (These Evil Things We Do), what surprising thing happened during the publishing process, how writing a story is different than a script, and more!
Bestselling novelist Mikki Daughtry shares why dreams (whether related to writing or love) are worth fighting for, what the writing process for Five Feet Apart was like, how that differed from her latest novel All This Time, and more!
Debut novelist Jane Igharo shares her experience writing and publishing Ties That Tether, why some immigrants forbid their children to marry outside their ethnicity, and more!