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How a Flight and a Drink Inspired My Latest Book

Chris Bohjalian, author of The Flight Attendant, shares what sparked his idea for his latest novel and why it was such a captivating book to write.


How Being a Naval ROTC Instructor Helped Me to Write My Debut

Will Mackin, author of Bring Out the Dog, shares a key encounter he had while writing his collection of short stories about the veteran experience.


All Too Human: Why the Donner Party Still Haunts Us Today

The closer we look at the facts of this infamous 19th century tragedy - the basis for Alma Katsu's new book The Hunger -  the more unsettling they become.


A Chat with Dave Eggers’ Latest Subject: Mokhtar Alkhanshali

A lively discussion with bestselling author Dave Eggers' latest book subject, Yemeni coffee impresario Mokhtar Alkhanshali.


Start In the Dirt: On Writing ‘Unlikable’ Characters

Just as with real people, it takes time to get to know and like certain characters. The author of The Sky Is Yours explains why hers are worth the effort.


Why a Group Getaway Can Be the Perfect Writing Prompt

You aren't just imagining it - travel imposes unique tests of friendship which, as the author of The French Girl explains, can inspire endless stories.