In honor of Father's Day, I'm sharing 2 wonderful videos that feature the children of writers, speaking about their dads. Here's the first featuring Stanley Elkin, John Gardner, and William Styron. Thanks for Open Road Media for sharing!
10 Questions to Ask Yourself for an Airtight Plot
No matter the genre of book you’re writing, certain questions authors ask themselves can help them strengthen their plots and, by extension, strengthen their stories, Here, authors Boyd Morrison and Beth Morrison share 10 questions to ask yourself for an airtight plot.
A Master Class in Failure (To Find Writing Success)
Failure is often a step in finding success but navigating the treacherous terrain of rejection can be burdensome. Here, international bestselling author Marcia DeSanctis shares a master class in coming back from failure.
Telling My Story: How to Work Through Painful Feelings While Writing a Memoir
When revisiting your past means unearthing painful memories, it’s important to find solitude somewhere. Here, author Laura L. Engel discusses how to work through painful feelings while writing a memoir.
T.M. Blanchet: On Letting Go of What’s Holding You Back
Author T.M. Blanchet discusses the unforeseen element of surprise in publishing her debut YA fantasy, Herrick’s End.
How I Went From No Book to Book Deal in Under a Year
From picking up a reading habit to navigating daily word counts, award-winning journalist Carley Fortune shares how she went from no book to a book deal in less than a year.
Stay Thirsty, My Friends: On Freeing Writing From the Weight of Perfection
Internationally bestselling author Sarah McCoy reclaims the necessary messiness that comes with the writing process and discusses why writers strive for perfection when perfection doesn’t exist.