As I’ve mentioned elsewhere this week, Wil S. Hylton’s profile of Laura Hillenbrand for The New York Times magazine provides an excellent craft seminar in narrative nonfiction.
“In fact, it feels strangely simple: I have used up my material, the stuff from which I craft stories. I don’t have anything now. Maybe I will have more soon. Or not soon. Or not.” From Robin Black’s resonant (and much-cited among my Twitter connections) essay “On Being Empty: When a Writer Isn’t Writing.”
Terrific spotlight on poet Joan Naviyuk Kane in the latest Harvard Magazine.
To a considerable extent, librarian and book reviewer Deb Baker’s post “On Being ‘Discontinued'” is another installment in the ongoing “writing for free” discussion.
“Jill Lepore had written my book.” That’s what Noah Berlatsky discovered some months ago. Here’s what happened next.
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend.
Enjoy the weekend, all!