Category Archives: The Craft of Writing

The Writer’s Conference: a drink from the fire hose

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by Chris Mandeville I just returned home after spending a jam-packed three days at a writer’s conference. This was the 25th or so such event I’ve attended as a writer, and as I sit here totally exhausted I’m pondering why I continue to attend these conferences despite the cost in time and energy as well as dollars. The answer is

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Kobo In Conversation on Zoomer Radio: Episode 4

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In our latest episode we chat with author, Emily St. John Mandel. Emily has written four novels, most recently Station Eleven, which was a finalist for a National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and won the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Toronto Book Award, and the Morning News Tournament of Books, and has been translated into 27 languages. She

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