‘You have to want the story’: A.R. Williams on writing (pt. 2)

In part one of my interview with A.R. Williams here at Call of the Siren, she discussed the background of her splendid dystopian novel "The Camellia Resistance." But something else happened in the process. She provided two interviews: one about her novel and one about the craft of writing. As all of you consider your own … Continue reading ‘You have to want the story’: A.R. Williams on writing (pt. 2)

Want to blog about books? Here’s how you do it … plus new Dante

Many folks write about books, and one of the most effective practitioners is a WP friend of mine, Jil Hoffmann. I want to point you in the direction of one of her recent posts --  a blend of reporting/commentary/mixed media as she describes Dan Chaon's insights into the craft of writing. "The Uncanny, Hope, and … Continue reading Want to blog about books? Here’s how you do it … plus new Dante