In this compilation video from Charlie Rose, Malcolm Gladwell discusses finding the story, Martin Amis talks about the war on clichés, Zadie Smith speaks of her her faith in fiction, Joan Didion about writing novels, Jonathan Franzen addresses the novelist’s charge and Fran Lebowicz addresses her fear of writing.
James Patterson has sold over 180 million books and, as he says in the interview below, works on up to 30 pieces at any given time. He sat down with Tim Morrison, a TIME magazine contributor, for a 10-question interview.
Torrene Boone interviews bestselling author Toni Morrison, discussing the inspiration and history behind her latest book “Home,” a New York Times Notable Book, a Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction, and a Best Book of the Year: NPR. Morrison offers an in-depth look into her creative process in this compelling video.
A 2010 BBC interview with Sir Terry Pratchett, the author of 50 bestselling fantasy novels, in which he discusses “I Shall Wear Midnight,” what it’s like to be famous and how to write about serious subjects using a bit of humor.
by Pamme Boutselis SNHU talks with Carole Brody Fleet, the award-winning author of “Widows Wear Stilettos” and “Happily Even After: A Guide to Getting Through (and Beyond) the Grief of Widowhood.” Fleet is also the founder and CEO of Widows Wear Stilettos, Inc., where the widowed of all ages find support…
by Pamme Boutselis Michele McPhee is a bestselling author, Emmy-nominated investigative reporter and award-winning columnist. A veteran crime journalist, she is the bestselling author of five true-crime titles: “A Professor’s Rage,” “A Date With Death,” “Heartless — The True Story of Neil Entwistle and the Brutal Murder of His Wife and…
Bestselling authors Stephen King and Audrey Niffenegger discuss how much they reveal and what they leave to the readers’ imagination with Kerri Miller at the Talking Volumes series at the Fitzgerald Theater in 2009. The second video focuses on each writer’s work environment.