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Writing

Here’s Why Readers and Writers Alike Love a Boarding School Tale

The author of The Broken Girls explores our love of boarding school tales in literature, from Jane Eyre to Harry Potter and beyond.

Culture

What It’s Like Being a DEA Agent and a Published Author

J. Todd Scott has been a DEA agent for more than twenty years, and has also published two books. Here's a look at how he juggles both careers.

Writing

Don’t Waste Time: If You Want to Be a Writer, Just Write

Tadzio Koelb, the author of Trenton Makes, urges aspiring writers to stop wasting time by striving for perfection, because it's an unrealistic goal.

Writing

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.

Writing

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.

Culture

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.