True Fiction

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Hooray! It's the 2010 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest

Climbing into Bed with Strangers

On Bugs, Favorites, and Faith

Or start the week laughing till you cry: Ephron spoofs Larsson in "The Girl Who Fixed the Umlaut"

Monday jump start: Natasha Bedingfield "Unwritten" (Today is where your book begins)

"Listening to the Deep Know:" Three Questions for Ronlyn Domingue

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Strategy Session: Edward Albee on Developing Characters


Can an Author Be Too Accessible?

Our "hideous progeny": A Prisoner's Take on Frankenstein

The Writer Who Couldn't Read

The Cialis Warning for Writers: Don't make it harder than it has to be.

Call to My Father

Six Simple Steps to Writing an Effective Query


Meet IRA, the Imaginary Reader Anomaly

Spinning wildly and loving it: 3Qs for Holly LeCraw, author of The Swimming Pool

The Writer Tries to Rest

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Writer Gets Over Self - With a Little Help from Loved Ones

Sunday Morning Groove: Ed Gerhard "Homage"

Plastic Bag

"Send Us Your Best Work:" But What Does That Really Mean?

What's Your Alternate Writing Reality?

Beasts, balls and bromance: 3 Qs for comic horror author Jeff Strand

Back to Prison (with students who sneak out for literature)

Slate messes with minds...and discovers minds are pretty messy to begin with

On the road with too much technology

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The Construction and Care of the Writing Habit

Joni's Tribute to Rue McClanahan

From Breaking Bad to Walking Dead (How did AMC get so cool?)

Spelling "Revolooshunaries" Protest

Seth Godin: "Write nothing instead. It's shorter."

Buy This Book: My First Five Husbands...and the Ones Who Got Away by Rue McClanahan