Monday, March 17, 2008

How Writers Work

Okay, I’m back on Monday when I said I’d be back on Tuesday. Call me a liar…and speaking of being a liar, here's a great essay by children’s book author Lois Lowry about how the best writers are liars, or is it that the best liars are writers?

And check out this great piece by one of Steve’s favorite writers, Richard Russo, about how he might approach writing a novel about Eliot Spitzer’s fall. It’s a fascinating look into the process of how a writer goes about creating a compelling character.

More about the fabulous beach conference tomorrow…and that’s no lie!


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.