Although Zoë Ferraris’ prose may seem effortlessly elegant, our conversation with her revealed how much hard work and craft go into achieving that quality. Writing is a never-ending journey, and although Zoë gets “stuck in the muck” at times, she most definitely makes her way out. If you haven’t
My friend (and literary agent) Eric Simonoff once told me this story about one of his clients: this writer was on an extended book tour, enjoying the readings and persevering through the time spent trudging through airports and alone in hotel rooms. Writers know that on such a tour you
For this month’s Q&A we were very fortunate to speak with Ashwin Sanghi, best selling author of The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant and The Krishna Key. Ashwin’s novels are page-turning thrillers that incorporate Western and Eastern theology, gripping the reader with tales of rich historical
We have been lucky enough to get to know Iona over the last couple of months—a sharp, witty and hilarious lady, not to mention a fantastic writer. She is the author of the Lane Winslow series, of which the sixth book, A Deceptive Devotion, was released earlier this year.
The first inklings of a book are always vague—a glimpse of a character, perhaps a landscape. You then must discover the narrative through writing, rather than plan it. This is (of course) a personal reflection, relating to my own experience in writing within the genres of literary fiction and