All items: Don DeLillo

An author’s ideas are essential to the writing process, but how and why do they arise? Katharine Grant considers various possibilities.

Ann Morgan retells the grand old myth about becoming a published author, then takes her editorial red pen to all of its inaccuracies.

Nicholas Murray dissects his own reluctance to call himself a writer, after an early career in journalism and despite having subsequently published more than twenty books in a huge variety of genres.