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Flipbook: "The Work of Writing"


Every few weeks, we launch a new Fiction Writers Review “Flipbook.” During the past two and a half years, we’ve featured more than 50 interviews with authors established and emerging. They’ve had such valuable insights into the writing life—from thoughts on process and craft to ideas about community and influence—that we wanted to find a way to further these conversations within our community. Each Flipbook highlights some of the very best of the conversations on our site, centered around a particular topic.

Our latest Flipbook is now up on the FWR Facebook page, with an exclusive slide right here on the blog.

This Flipbook’s theme is The Work of Writing, featuring reflections from Heidi Durrow, Allan Gurganus, Danielle Evans, Charles Johnson, and Ruiyan Xu. Flip through, share with your friends and fellow writers, and most of all, enjoy!

We’re also hoping that you’ll add your voice. Let us know how you approach research for a new project, or pass on favorite quotes from writers on the subject.

Here’s an exclusive slide from David Ebershoff. Head over to our Facebook page for the rest of this album.

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[Click here for the rest of the “Work of Writing” Flipbook!]

David Ebershoff is the author of four books of fiction, including The Danish Girl, The Rose City, Pasadena, and the bestselling novel The 19th Wife. He has won a number of awards, including the Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Lambda Literary Award, the Ferro-Grumley Award for excellence in gay and lesbian literature. Ebershoff currently teaches in the graduate writing program at Columbia University and is an editor-at-large at Random House.

The full interview containing this excerpted Flipbook page was originally published at Fiction Writers Review and can be read by clicking here: Imagined Landscapes of History: An Interview with David Ebershoff.

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