“I would write the scene and shake my head in disbelief that a character wanted to do that.” —Phillip B. Williams, author of Ours
The author of The Last Language explores the relationship between individual subjectivity and the ability to suspend disbelief when reading fiction.
The author of The Last Language considers the relationship between character and speech.
The author of The Last Language considers how to strike the right note of ambiguity in a novel.
The author of Wine People explores how conducting interviews can inform narratives and characters.
The author of Wine People offers an exercise in getting to know your characters.
The author of Wine People considers how a more expansive understanding of setting can deepen a story.
The author of Rachel to the Rescue and Ms. Demeanor explores the risky business of fictionalizing public figures.
The author of The Museum of Human History considers how to manage a novel’s many threads.
The author of peep offers an exercise in negative capability.