Books

Write Now with James A. Cusumano

Write Now with James A. Cusumano

Many authors interviewed for Write Now describe writing as far back as they can remember. However, some come about writing in a more round about way. Many, like myself, write as part of their career-work before realizing the skills translate to other areas. James A. Cusumano is the same way. He dabbled in many different…

Write Now with River Braun

Write Now with River Braun

River explains “I can’t think in shoes.” You know, same. When I was in high school and people asked what career path I wanted to follow, I’d answer, “whatever lets me work on a laptop wherever I want.” Part of the appeal was not wearing shoes. Since the pandemic moved me to working from home,…

Write Now with Tammy Euliano

Write Now with Tammy Euliano

I’m currently reading From a Certain Point of View. It’s a collection of short stories told surrounding the main plot of Empire Strikes Back. While a few stories are told from the perspective of major characters, most of the tales are from new or very minor characters from the film. One of Tammy’s writing tools…

Write Now with Douglas Kennedy

Write Now with Douglas Kennedy

This interview with Douglas was recorded in December, as second wave lockdowns began moving throughout Europe and much of the United States. If I had to guess, I’d think Douglas and I are kindred spirits. Sure, I haven’t sold 16 millions novels (wouldn’t it be nice?), but his theory that “life always looks better with…

Write Now with Hilary Levey Friedman

Write Now with Hilary Levey Friedman

Hilary talks about writing on a chaise lounge, which sounds incredibly comfortable. While I have an elaborate office setup with an ergonomic chair and sit/stand desk, there is something incredibly comforting about writing from the couch. Where do you write? Who are you? Hilary Levey Friedman, Professor at Brown University and author in Providence, RI. You…

Write Now with John R. Cammidge

Write Now with John R. Cammidge

John R. Cammidge is the author of Abandoned in Berlin, She Wore a Yellow Dress, and Unplanned. John writes historical fiction, which is a genre I know very little about, despite how facinated I am by history. Who are you? John R. Cammidge, a retired Human Resources executive turned author, living in Marin County, CA. Originally…

Write Now with Jonathan Littman & Susanna Camp

Write Now with Jonathan Littman & Susanna Camp

This week is a rare two-person interview for Write Now. Jonathan Littman and Susanna Camp work together as consultants and co-wrote The Entrepreneur’s Faces: How Makers, Visionaries and Outsiders Succeed. Jon looks at his writing career as a series of adventures. We should all look at our lives as a series of adventures, trying to…

Write Now with Julia Cameron

Write Now with Julia Cameron

Julia Cameron is the international bestselling author of The Artist’s Way and The Listening Path. Julia’s creation of “Morning Pages” revolutionized the writing world and I’m very excited to share her Write Now interview. Who are you? Julia Cameron, writer, Santa Fe, New Mexico. What do you write? I write many things — books on creativity, plays, poetry and…

Write Now with Greg Fields

Write Now with Greg Fields

Greg Fields is the author of Arc of the Comet and Through the Waters and the Wild (available January 15). Greg talks a lot about how he draws insiration from other writers. I do the same, though it’s not always writers. I am often inspired by great works (be they movies, books, anything written by…

Write Now with Dianne Ebert Beeaff

Write Now with Dianne Ebert Beeaff

Who are you? My name is Dianne Ebertt Beeaff. I have written professionally for many years beginning in magazine journalism. I currently have six books in print. I was born and raised in Canada, but have lived in Tucson, Arizona most of my life. What do you write? I began my writing career in non-fiction magazine journalism,…