'Why We Write': 10 authors speak about why they love their craft

Here are glimpses of the motivation that keeps these 10 well known writers at work.

By , Staff Writer

3. Sara Gruen

"There's a moment in every book when the story and the characters are finally there; they come to life, they're in control. They do things they're not supposed to do and become people they weren't meant to be. When I reach that place, it's magic. It's a kind of rapture."

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