The New York Public Library has compiled the best bits of writing advice from their archive of author interviews. Each link below will take you directly to the interviews on the NYPL Youtube channel. You can also read the NYPL blog entry on this here.
- Zadie Smith on writing and belief (4:20)
- Etgar Keret on form (4:18)
- Geoff Dyer on not suffering the anxiety of influence (1:58)
- Jesmyn Ward on writing honestly (5:45)
- Toni Morrison on writing what you don’t know (5:47)
- Timothy Donnelly on collaging words (4:12)
- Cheryl Strayed on how to make it as a writer (2:54)