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In Conversation With Ian McEwan: Reading and Writing

In the second installment of our interview with Solar author Ian McEwan, he tells us about his writing process: when, where, and how. He also offers some special advice for aspiring writers, and explains how Atonement got its start as an “imaginary novel.”

On His Writing Process (and building his own desk!)

Ideas, Inspiration, and Imaginary Novels

Advice for Aspiring Writers

Plus—an excerpt from a conversation between Ian and his hardcover editor, Nan Talese. Click here for more from this interview.

On the Author/Editor Relationship