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Advice for Writers: Abandon All Hope of ‘Doing It All’

Just how much space can writing take up in an already crowded life? The author of The Queen of Hearts offers her insight.


A Novelist’s Dilemma: Outlining vs. Writing On the Fly

The author of The Ghost Notebooks ponders how the storytelling priorities of two literary heroes can serve as a roadmap to a finished draft.


Jasmine Guillory on How to Give Your Characters Interests and Passions

In Jasmine Guillory's irresistible novel The Wedding Date, her protagonists Alexa and Drew are into more than just each other.


Thriller Writing, Hurricanes, and More: A Chat with Author Brendan Duffy

We got the chance to speak with Brendan Duffy about writing thrillers, what inspires him, the essential elements to a suspenseful novel, and more.


Woman No. 17 Author Edan Lepucki Talks Reading, Writing, and More

Edan Lepucki joins Amy, of Beaks and Geeks, to talk performance art, class in California, and which books she reads over and over again.


Why Setting is an Important Tool for Writing Thrillers

Jennifer McMahon, author of Burntown, explains the role of setting in thrillers and how to craft a setting that adds to the suspense of a story.