Here are the latest posts about General Fiction on Writers Write:
Author Alice Hoffman Criticizes Book Critic on Twitter (2009-06-29): The L.
Michael Chabon and the Many Genres (2007-04-30): Michael Chabon discusses
his new book, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, a novel which imagines what would have happened had a real proposal to relocate persecuted World War II Jews to Alaska had actually happened.
Street Lit Moves to the Mainstream (2006-02-13): The New York Times has an interesting article about a new subgenre of books: street lit.
Joanne Harris Talks Gentlemen & Players (2005-10-08): Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat and Coastliners, chats with The Independent (UK) about her new novel,
Gentlemen & Players, which is set in a British public school (what we would call a private school in America).
Candace Bushnell Tells it Like it Is (2005-09-15): She's moved on from Sex and the City, where the women obsessed about dating.
Terry McMillan Talks About Life With A Man On the Down Low (2005-08-15): Terry McMillan, author of The Interruption of Everything (Viking) talked to Newsweek about how her nasty divorce proceedings have affected her writing.
Child Ballet Star Publishes First Novel at Age 18 (2005-02-03): For those parents whose teens are busy scribbling away in journals, a quick read of this Reuters report about a child ballet star who now has her first novel published at the age of 18 may be in order.
Sharyn McCrumb and the NASCAR Drivers (2005-02-01): The Roanoke Times interviewed bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb whose latest book project had New York editors reaching for their smelling salts.
Co-writing Suits Hackman Just Fine (2004-07-19): One normally thinks of Gene Hackman as a great actor -- he has won two Oscars so far, after all.
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Review (2004-02-01): Review of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, translated by Edith Grossman. The book features an introduction by Harold Bloom.