Science fiction author Gerald Brandt explains how this new series explores the genre boundary and how he came to find his newest book's focus.
In this post, Dr. Caitlin O'Connell shares what prompted her to write a book about finding connection and community in animal rituals, what surprised her in the writing process, and much more!
Author Mark Henick shares how he was able to turn a successful TEDx talk into a memoir, even when the project didn't come as quickly as he expected.
Author Robert Jones, Jr. discusses the inspiration that led him to write his debut novel and how he stayed focused on the heart of his story during the writing process.
Bestselling author Julia Claiborne Johnson shares the secret to how books get published, what surprised her the most about getting a second book published, how to handle holes in research for historical novels, and so much more.
Comic historian and author Ken Quattro shares what inspired his nonfiction title Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books, why journalism training influences his research process, how writers can stretch their writing muscles, and so much more.
Humorist and cartoonist Bob Eckstein talks about his goal of making people laugh, even in the toughest of times, through two new books.
Nonfiction author Lily Dulan shares how her personal experience with grief led her to help others and what her biggest back-and-forth with her publisher was.
Author Evan I. Schwartz explains how he went from writing nonfiction to fiction and how he came to discover his non-profit publisher.
In this article, author Tessa Arlen explains how to navigate the differences between American and English audiences and create a realistic historical mystery.
Author Denise Williams recounts her experience with writing her first book while learning about the publishing industry and the biggest surprise about novel revisions.
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.