Archive: The Writing Life

Authors discuss their craft in The Washington Post's "The Writing Life."

My New Year's resolution for 2010 has its origins in a couple of conversations I had late in the year 2008. The first was with the bassist Edgar Meyer.
The Writing Life: Gordon S. Wood: Defending the academicians (Post, November 17, 2009)
The Writing Life: Nicholas Delbanco: Remembering the Reys (Post, October 14, 2009)
One Thing Leads to Another: An English novelist starts in on a jigsaw puzzle and ends up with a memoir. (Post, September 20, 2009)
Knowing When to Say When: In which a writer of crime novels contemplates killing her ace PI. (Post, August 16, 2009)
From a Memory Comes a Memoir: In which an author questions whether the unforgettable moments of his life really happened. (Post, July 13, 2009)
The Writing Life: Eduardo Galeano: Scenes From the Life of a South American Literary Legend (Post, June 14, 2009)
The Writing Life: Colm Toibin: The Origins of a Novel (Post, May 6, 2009)
The Writing Life: Amy Bloom: Lies, Memories and Other Research (Post, April 22, 2009)

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