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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.


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.