By William Boyd 5 min read
Renowned author William Boyd explains why writing a novel about a musician is difficult but worthwhile, when done properly.
By Katy Regan 5 min read
Every writer writes differently, but here are four things author Katy Regan knows we all keep in mind, starting with: just try and tell the truth.
By Elyssa Friedland 4 min read
The problem with writing what you know is you may just overwrite it. Here's how to make sure that you don't fall prey to the "write what you know" advice.
By Rena Olsen 4 min read
Author Rena Olsen on the allure of villains for readers and writers and why there's no such thing as a fully evil character.
By Katie Ganshert 4 min read
Katie Ganshert discusses the importance of writing about what you want to know and explore, and how she did this in her latest novel, No One Ever Asked.
By Lexie Elliott 4 min read
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.