Just in case you were wondering what the 'Slaughterhouse Five' author did with his days.
And other excellent questions from kids, answered by great minds
The writer of 'The Quick and the Dead' says a good author should be able to startle a reader to life.
For 200 years, pop culture has been transfixed by the notion of an obliterated New York City.
These new ideas caused radical transformations in the art world.
How a British admiral shaped the language
The capture of light is an ever-evolving process.
These optical illusions were created not by computers, but by painstaking, clever handiwork.
The 'Factotum' author believed writing should be a way of celebrating life, not lamenting it.
A comic book brings philosophy to eye-popping, exquisitely drawn life.
'Setting words on paper is the tactic of a secret bully,' and other selections from 'Why I Write'
"The creative writer does the same as the child at play," and other quips
Stay limber, get a thesaurus, and eight further morsels of writerly wisdom from the award-winning Canadian author
Some of these authors were censored, but they certainly weren't silenced.
Get enough sleep. Write inane tweets. Understanding mental blocks and why quality expression "doesn't just come out like vomit after a bad meal"
"Each lapse is like the letting fall of a ball of string which one is carefully winding up." A timeless validation of grit and persistence as secrets to success
This is why you don't troll a literary genius.
Be sure to write on a computer with no Internet connection, and other tips from the 'NW' author
The elements that make up our bodies and the world around us imagined as superheroes.
And "how do we get people to feel clean again?"