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Family Friction: The Rise of the Dysfunctional Family in Literature

Author Susan Rieger speaks about the appeal of dysfunctional families in writing, and shares her opinions on the family in her newest novel, The Heirs.


What Comes After: Finding the Story in What Happens Next

Thriller writer Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King's Daughter, joins Signature to discuss techniques for crafting a compelling storyline.


Research, But Not Too Soon: Writing Advice from Julia Glass

Julia Glass, author of the National Book Award-winning Three Junes, shares her thoughts on incorporating research into one’s writing process.


The Appeal of the Teenage Experience in Writing, Explained

What is it about the teenage experience that makes it so rich a source for writers? Author Sharon Solwitz joins Signature to explain.


The Art of Picking Protagonists: Why Two Is More and Less Is a Bore

Camilla Grebe, author of The Ice Beneath Her, discusses why two protagonists are better than one, especially when it comes to writing crime fiction.


Seize the Day: The Modern Meaning of ‘Carpe Diem’ and the Art of Writing

Philosopher Roman Krznaric shares how 'carpe diem' plays a role in modern life, and how it has motivated him to write often, amidst digital distractions.