432 articles found

Writing through trauma

The writer Isak Dinesen said, “All sorrows can be borne if you put them in a story or tell a story about them.”

By Alicia Anstead, editor-in-chief | Published: May 22, 2015

Seven stories for Memorial Day

If you’ve never served in the military, these seven stories lend insight into the work of our men and women in uniform.

By Meredith Quinn, associate editor | Published: May 21, 2015

For poets, by poets

Celebrate National Poetry Month with inspiration from master poets.

By Nicki Porter, Contributing Editor | Published: April 23, 2015

The abundant life

Focus on the truth of your writing, says Julia Cameron, and stay focused on your creative mission. You may find the prosperity you’re seeking.

By Julie Krug | Published: April 21, 2015


We asked humor writers one simple question: How do you make something funny?

Published: April 21, 2015

Being funny

I’m always on the lookout for work that makes me swoon with a finely tuned combination of intellect and emotion.

By Alicia Anstead, Editor-in-Chief | Published: April 21, 2015