where the writers are

tony parsons | tony parsons

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Aug.18.2011
There are lazy writers, writers who can’t say no, and then there are creative people who are able to combine their muse with their media. I’ve discovered this in recent months a couple of different ways. First, on a recent book tour, I spent a week at a book festival where I was together with the...
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Apr.04.2011
When you ask writers what underpins the greatest books, they may talk about structure, style, character-building. The best of them identify the novelist’s emotional understanding of himself and his ability to translate it to the page. That’s what strikes readers – perhaps without their even knowing...