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Historian Laura Shapiro Tells Engaging Story of Julia Child

Sep 30, 2008 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  Julia Child by Laura Shapiro Buy this book via Amazon.com   Historian Shapiro Tells Engaging Story of Julia Child An exclusive Authorlink interview with Laura Shapiro by Ellen Birkett Morris October 2008     A compelling biography requires attention to detail, the ability to tell a good story and the finesse to put one Read more »

Kate Jacobs Ignores Her Inner Critic, Develops Huge Following In Book Club

Aug 26, 2008 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs Buy this book via Amazon.com   An exclusive Authorlink interview with Kate Jacobs Author of The Friday Night Knitting Club (G.P. Putnam's) by Ellen Birkett Morris September 2008   Writing entails choices and one of those choices is what type of writing you’ll do. Will you be the Read more »

Meg Wolitzer Explores Emotional Landscape-of the Family in her latest book

Jun 30, 2008 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  The Ten Year Nap by Meg Wolitzer Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with Meg Wolitzer Author of The Ten-Year Nap (Penguin Group USA 2008) by Ellen Birkett Morris July 2008 Every writer has an emotional landscape that they return to and mine for compelling stories. For novelist Meg Wolitzer this landscape is the Read more »

Successful Author Meg Rosoff Never Thought She Could Write A Novel

May 27, 2008 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  What I Was by Meg Rosoff Buy this book via Amazon.com An Exclusive Authorlink Interview with Meg Rosoff Author of What I Was (Viking 2008) by Ellen Birkett Morris June 2008 Like many writers, Meg Rosoff always wanted to write a novel, but thought she couldn’t do it. “It was when my sister died, in 2001, Read more »

Pulitzer Prize Winner Geraldine Brooks Inspired by a True Story

Apr 30, 2008 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks Buy this book via Amazon.com   An Exclusive Authorlink Interview with Geraldine Brooks Author of People of the Book by Ellen Birkett Morris May 2008   Great historical fiction helps the reader feel utterly transported to another place and time yet grounded by a myriad of telling details and Read more »

Take the Time To Make Your Work Sing, Nancy Horan Advises

Mar 29, 2008 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  Loving Frank by Nancy Horan Buy this book via Amazon.com   An Exclusive Authorlink Interview with Nancy Horan Author of Loving Frank by Ellen Birkett Morris April 2008 Blending history and fiction, Nancy Horan’s LOVING FRANK offers an intimate portrait of the legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright and an interesting look at the times in Read more »

Artists Rely On Deep Stubbornness to Succeed, Says Mark Doty

Feb 29, 2008 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

Artists Rely On Deep Stubbornness to Succeed, Says Mark Doty   Dog Years: A Memoir (HarperCollins Publishers) by Mark Doty Buy this book via Amazon.com   An Exclusive Authorlink Interview with Mark Doty New York Times bestselling poet And author of DOG YEARS: A MEMOIR (HarperCollins Publishers) by Ellen Birkett Morris March 2008 In Read more »

Patricia Schultz Strives to Capture The Spirit of A Thousand Places

Dec 28, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  1,000 Places to See Before You Die (Workman Publishing) by Patricia Schultz Buy this book via Amazon.com An Exclusive Authorlink Interview with Patricia Schultz Author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die (Workman Publishing) by Ellen Birkett Morris January 2008 Patricia Schultz, author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die (Workman Publishing) and its Read more »

Ellen Baker Calls On Subconscious Memories To Create Authentic Characters

Nov 30, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

Keeping the House (Random House) by Ellen Baker Buy this book via Amazon.com An exclusive Authorlink interview with Ellen Baker, author of Keeping the House (Random House)  by Ellen Birkett Morris December 2007 Like many aspiring writers, Ellen Baker started writing when she was young and kept writing as she earned degrees, worked in non-writing jobs and Read more »

Novelist Amy Bloom Advises: The Goal Is Not To Get It Done; The Goal Is To Be Good

Oct 31, 2007 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  Away (Random House) by Amy Bloom Buy this book via Amazon.com An Exclusive Authorlink Interview with Amy Bloom Author of Away (Random House 2007) and other novels by Ellen Birkett Morris November 2007 In her latest novel, Away, Amy Bloom tells a story that is both personal and panoramic. The story follows the journey of Lillian Read more »