A Boston Globe piece points to this section of writer Errol Lincoln Uys’s site. Uys worked with James Michener during the writing of The Covenant, and supplies, as a kind of virtual archive, a record of the outlining, researching and writing of that book. Some nice details emerge, and if nothing else, it gives some insight into just how one sits down to write a 1,400-page opus. Rule #1: Hire a research assistant.

Read “Working With Michener”.

(Originally posted at the Contemporary Nomad)