Beneath our feet was Micha Ullman's memorial to the books burned in 1933; the glass plate reveals a series of empty white bookcases marking the spot.
Emma Darwin introduces the Instant Gratification Monkey, and his role as a productivity aid in her writing life.
It would be over twenty years before I had another story published after my first grade success, but I wasn't discouraged. I've never needed a lot of encouragement.
One memorable weekend I shed seventeen thousand words. The corollary of writing a loose first draft is being ready for the sacrifice it entails.
Rebecca Mascull describes some of the ways in which she tries to achieve historical authenticity through immersive research into a period.
There's more creativity in a collection of science fiction stories than in a whole library of literary giants replaying the same human failings over and again.
I wear a lot of red. It's a simple tactic... finding any way I can to embody the Deadly Dame angle helps to tie in the crime novel with the crime writer.