Anyway, if you have any particular writers you’d like to see in this space—or any particular questions you’d like to have answered, about process and prizes, about work done and undone—I’m always open to suggestions by email or in the comments below.
Monday, February 7, 2011
FIVE FOR WRITING: AN INTRODUCTION
A new feature will debut here at Son of Bold Venture later today: Five for Writing.
In it, I’ll email five questions to a great writer about his or her work and how they do it. I hope to include writers of all stripes: novelists, journalists, fabulists, and essayists, moralists and monsters. Some of them will be friends of mine; some of them will be strangers to all of us. I think that doing the interview by email will allow each writer to do what he or she does best. Keeping it to five questions, I hope, will keep things fresh and lively.
Also, having five questions means I can call it Five for Writing, betraying my semi-secret affection for hockey, and its major penalties for fisticuffs especially.
This afternoon, I’ll post the first in what I hope will prove an enduring and thought-provoking series. A two-time Pulitzer prize winner delivered more than I ever dreamed. He has set the bar—including the soon-to-be-immortal line, “I’d live like an assassin.”
Stay tuned. And thanks, as always, for reading.