Category: Writing vs. Living

Eulogy for an Unpublished Novel

Let’s start with the good news before we get to the complicated feelings: my debut novel Lightborne is coming out next year. And I am ecstatic! Lightborne is a historical novel about Christopher Marlowe, an Elizabethan playwright and contemporary of…

The 100-Day Project for Writers

  Thousands of writers participate annually in NaNoWriMo, a communal endeavor in which participants worldwide each strive to write a 50k word (or longer) novel within thirty days. It’s an exhilarating challenge and has produced such notable bestsellers as Erin…

An Interview with Peter Orner — On the Go

Peter Orner is always on the go, and wherever he goes, he’s writing. Namibia, Mexico, and the Czech Republic are just some of the places he’s written—and collected material for more writing. His work, equally unbounded, includes novels, stories, essays,…

Meet Ted Flanagan, Author of Every Hidden Thing

Ted Flanagan’s dark debut thriller, Every Hidden Thing, brings together an EMS worker whose son has a life-threatening illness, a corrupt politician, a dirty cop, a disillusioned reporter, and a deranged domestic terrorist in a twisty tale that grabs you…