438 articles found

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

Natural talent

Diane Ackerman combines her love of writing with a deep dedication to science.

By Megan Kaplon | Published: April 20, 2015

Doug Wright: I am my own scribe

Playwright Doug Wright  talks about  obsessions, legacy, outliers  and the creative freedom of crafting for the stage.

By Julie Krug | Published: April 18, 2015

What I learned at AWP15

The country’s largest writers conference is overwhelmingly massive. Here’s how one attendee navigated the riches.

By Nicki Porter, contributing editor | Published: April 14, 2015