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Writing is hard. Why do it?

Find inspiration in George Orwell’s “Why I Write” – and then discover your own answer.

By Whitney Faber | Published: September 23, 2013

Go-to guides

In honor of National Dictionary Day, we asked five creative writing professors for their must-have writing resources.

Published: September 1, 2013

How to structure a premise for stronger stories

“A big-city copy moves to a small coastal town…” Developing a carefully structured premise can arm you with a strong story and a solid pitch line. It’s something agents can sink their “jaws” into.

By Jeff Lyons | Published: September 1, 2013

The college try

It’s never too early to begin the writing career you want to have when you graduate from college. 15 steps can lay the groundwork for future success.

By Harvey Rachlin | Published: August 21, 2013