Athletes warm up before a workout. Writers should, too.
This comedy writer for the stars says jokes aren’t magic. They’re hard work.
Insult comic Lisa Lampanelli has been making people laugh for more than two decades.
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Little readers, big imaginations A childhood book can ignite a lifelong love of the written word. Seven children’s, middle grade and young adult authors share the books of their youth that inspired their writing careers. “Beverly Cleary is the writer who most influenced me because her writing, at just the right time in …
Reach beyond the obvious to achieve success.
Megan Mayhew Bergman moved from short form fiction to nonfiction to a novel. She says she’s not a thrill seeker. But her work may prove her wrong.
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Dinty W. Moore talks about his unconventional, superstitious, comic, mindful and messy approach to teaching and practicing craft.