Write Now with Beth Ruggiero York

Write Now with Beth Ruggiero York

Who are you? I am Beth Ruggiero York, an author — most recently of a memoir, Flying Alone, Chinese language translator, professional photographer, and former commercial pilot. My husband and I live in Arizona, outside Phoenix. What do you write? I write to share my experiences that might help or be of interest to others. For example, my first…

Write Now with Eugenia Lovett West

Write Now with Eugenia Lovett West

Who are you? I write under my full name, Eugenia Lovett West, but am known as Jeannie. I’m 96 years old and I live in Essex, CT and spend summers in Holderness, NH. What do you write? I’ve published both historical novels and mysteries. I always loved playing with words, but didn’t start writing seriously until I…

Write Now with S. C. Gwynne

Write Now with S. C. Gwynne

Who are you? My name is S. C. Gwynne. I write history and journalism, and live in Austin, Texas. What do you write? I started by querying magazines, and eventually one of them — Harper’s — bought my idea. The bulk of my career was spent at Time magazine and Texas Monthly. I later began to write histories, and that is…

Write Now with Sarah Knight

Write Now with Sarah Knight

Who are you? I’m Sarah Knight, author of the No Fucks Given Guides. I left Brooklyn in 2016 and now live in the Dominican Republic with my husband and two feral garden cats named Gladys and Mister Stussy. What do you write? I describe my books as “advice for people who hate being told what to do.”…

Write Now with Nicci Schmidt

Write Now with Nicci Schmidt

Who are you? I’m Nicci Schmidt, an editor based in Cape Town. I’ve worked as a freelance editor alongside my day job for about a decade, but have been freelancing full time for the past three years. I now work as Editing Team Manager for Cambridge Proofreading & Editing, an Anglo-American editing service that matches writers…

Write Now with Karen M. McManus

Write Now with Karen M. McManus

Who are you? My name is Karen M. McManus, and I’m a novelist based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. What do you write? My books are character-driven young adult mystery thrillers. I’ve always loved to write, but never seriously thought I could be a novelist so pursued a career in marketing instead. Then in 2014, I was on a…

Write Now with Dr. James S. Gordon

Write Now with Dr. James S. Gordon

Who are you? James S. Gordon, M.D. — Jim Gordon. I’m a psychiatrist by training and the Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, a non-profit in Washington, DC. I’m a clinical professor at Georgetown Medical School, and an activist who has, over the years, spent time in the streets and held public positions, including…

Write Now with Richard Kirshenbaum

Write Now with Richard Kirshenbaum

Who are you? Richard Kirshenbaum — Adman and Novelist. I live in NYC. What do you write? They say write what you know — and owning an Ad Agency and having run many cosmetics accounts from Avon to Revlon I had a unique birds eye view of the cosmetics industry. My debut novel Rouge (St. Martin’s Press) is a fictional account…