Amos Oz and his translator Nicholas de Lange are longlisted for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize for Judas.
Words Without Borders (WWB):Tell us about how you became a writer. Was it a vocation, an accident? How has your relationship to writing changed over time? Have your goals and objectives changed throughout the years?
Amos Oz: As a little boy I was short, very thin, and hopelessly shy. I was no good at school, no good at sports, no good at pranks and games. My only...
Fiction writing is any kind of writing that is not factual. Fictional writing most often takes the form of a story meant to convey an author's point of view or simply to entertain. The result of this may be a short story, novel, novella, screenplay, or drama, which are all types (though not the only types) of fictional writing styles.