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A CHAT WITH MALLY BECKER

Editor's Note: This is the second in our series of chats with our top mentees from the 2015 Mentor Program. Top 10 Books I’ve Learned from as a Writer  MGB The red warning light came on five miles back in the middle of a rush hour crawl down the New Jersey Parkway. Now every gauge in the car was telling me to stop driving. After returning a few less-than-friendly Jersey salutes, I managed to pull over to the shoulder to call for help. That’s when I checked messages and saw that mystery author and MWA-NY Mentor Program Coordinator Erica Obey had asked if I’d put together a list of “the top ten books I’ve learned from as a writer” for an upcoming…

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A CHAT WITH PHILIP CIOFFARI

As I look forward to my second year chairing the Mentor Program, I took some time to chat with the authors of our two top manuscripts from last year’s program. Since the Mentor Program is all about writers helping other writers, I thought it might be fun to switch things up a little and discuss […]

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MUG SHOT: M.J. ROSE

New York Times best-selling author M.J. Rose grew up in New York City mostly in the labyrinthine galleries of the Metropolitan Museum, the dark tunnels and lush gardens of Central Park, and reading her mother’s favorite books before she was allowed. Her novel The Collector of Dying Breaths was chosen as an Indie Next Pick, and […]

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Conference Tiffs and the Value of the Little White Lie

Laura K. Curtis discusses why interactions at conferences are not the same as those in everyday life.

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