L.A. Kennedy

Beyond the story

After exhausting himself with work, author Benjamin Myers was sent over a literal edge and into the River Derwent. He recalls his recovery and hunt for a cure. Benjamin Myers Last summer, in the midst of promotional chaos surrounding my new novel The Offing, I cancelled my own London book launch and instead drove to …

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Kelly Konya We all do little things to boost the way we feel and think throughout the day. Something as simple as taking a walk or eating a piece of chocolate can brighten your mood almost instantly, thanks to certain chemical reactions that occur in the brain. But these momentary pleasures are just that: momentary. …

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BY L.A. Kennedy It is a common joke, or at least one I’ve heard may times, writers can lock themselves away for days on end. I, for one, can do this for great stretches, without feeling the pressing of the walls. Lately, however, it is feeling rather claustrophobic, like I haven’t seen another human in …

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