“Reading other people’s work helps me as a writer by reminding me that there’s always someone better out there.”
The writers in this issue are known for the power stories they write and the powerful ways they pull us toward their ideas. We travel with them to worlds beyond our own imaginations. And sometimes to worlds buried deep in the recesses of our imaginations.
Writers of all genres can turn to history for inspiration.
Our tips for querying a magazine editor
The novelist’s workshop takes writing from the mat to the page.
Nina Burleigh’s NYT investigative murder story reads like fiction. But it isn’t.
Roy Peter Clark wrote the February 2014 article “Last Writes” for The Writer.
Knowing the blogger-brand stakes can strengthen partnerships.
“We all absorb sound, images smells around us all the time. If you take the headspace and the time to sit quietly and try to express that, it’s there.”
“If you are in the furnace of pure language, it seems to me now, you are in the place where new stories and new ideas about what storytelling is are located.”