Sit Down & Write

Emily Lee
Your favorite authors reveal how they manage to do the impossible: just sit down and write.
Created 14 Jan 2020
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  • How Hayley Krischer Sits Down & Writes
    22 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    Shade and Jadis are everything to each other. They share clothes, toothbrushes, and even matching stick-and-poke tattoos. So when Shade unexpectedly joins the cheerleading team, Jadis can hardly recog...
  • How Andrew McMahon Sits Down & Writes
    25 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    From beloved indie musician Andrew McMahon comes a searingly honest and beautifully written memoir about the challenges and triumphs of his life and career, as seen through the lens of his personal co...
  • How Farhad J. Dadyburjor Sits Down & Writes
    11 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    Heir to his father’s Mumbai business empire, Ved Mehra has money, looks, and status. He is also living as a closeted gay man. Thirty-eight, lonely, still reeling from a breakup, and under pressure fro...
  • How Megan Collins Sits Down & Writes
    27 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    At twenty-six, Dahlia Lighthouse is haunted by her upbringing. Raised in a secluded island mansion deep in the woods and kept isolated by her true crime-obsessed parents, she is unable to move beyond ...
  • How Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler) Sits Down & Writes
    13 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    A new stand-alone adventure by Lemony Snicket. For more than twenty years, Lemony Snicket has led millions of young readers through a mysterious world of bewildering questions and unfortunate events. ...
  • How Jo Hamya Sits Down & Writes
    30 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    “A woman must have money and a room of one’s own.” So said Virginia Woolf in her classic A Room of One’s Own, but in this scrupulously observed, gorgeously wrought debut novel, Jo Hamya pushes that ad...
  • How Jayne Allen Sits Down & Writes
    16 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
    Tabitha Walker is a black woman with a plan to “have it all.” At 33 years old, the checklist for the life of her dreams is well underway. Education? Check. Good job? Check. Down payment for a nice hou...
  • How Louise Candlish Sits Down & Writes
    02 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    It all happens so quickly. One day you’re living the dream, commuting to work by ferry with your charismatic neighbor Kit in the seat beside you. The next, Kit hasn’t turned up for the boat and his wi...
  • How Mikaella Clements & Onjuli Datta Sit Down & Write
    19 Jul 2021 • 10 min read
    Faking a love story is a whole lot easier than being in love . . .The world can see that international A-list actress Whitman (“Win”) Tagore and jet-setting playboy Leo Milanowski are made for each ot...
  • How Laura Blackett & Eve Gleichman Sit Down & Write
    05 Jul 2021 • 9 min read
    Ava Simon designs storage boxes for STÄDA, a slick Brooklyn-based furniture company. She’s hard-working, obsessive, and heartbroken from a tragedy that killed her girlfriend and upended her life. It’s...
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