Open Thread. Werner Herzog and Cormac McCarthy talk Science and Culture.
the Atlantic. Stephen King talks about short fiction and the creative process. interview with James Parker
Guardian. Ten Rules for Writing Fiction.
Guardian. Ten Rules for Writing Fiction (part two).
The New York Times. How Writers Build the Brand by Tony Perrottet
The Awl. Inside David Foster Wallace's Private Self-Help Library by Maria Bustillos
Guardian. Novels that explore mental illness.
The National Post. Cooking the books: the Book Bakery luxuriates in small-press literature by Nathalie Atkinson
Open Book Toronto. Conflict of Interest: The State of Short Fiction in Canada (Part 4) by Nathaniel G. Moore.
Open Book Toronto. Conflict of Interest: The State of Short Fiction in Canada (Part 5) by Nathaniel G. Moore.
The New Quarterly. Is Ottawa a literary capital, too? rob mclennan interview.
Joyland. Who's The Yoss? Matthew J. Trafford in conversation with Jessicsa Westhead.