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Ten Things Writers Need to Create Convincing Characters

Robert McKee Recommends Everything From Showmanship to Self-Knowledge

By Robert McKee  June 18, 2021

How the Legacy of Slavery Warps the World for Black Women

From Rebecca Hall’s Graphic Memoir Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts

By Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martínez  June 18, 2021

On the Weaponization of Language in a Traumatized Nation

Andrea Scrima Finds Connections Between American Mythmaking and Political Deceptions

By Andrea Scrima  June 18, 2021

When an Avowed Helicopter Parent Writes a Novel About Imperiled Children

Jonathan Evison Walks a Mile in His Characters’ Shoes

By Jonathan Evison  June 18, 2021

Andy Weir on the Problem of Interstellar Travel

In Conversation with Rob Wolf on the New Books Network Podcast

By New Books Network  June 18, 2021