430 articles found

Fail Better

What does success look like?

(Hint: Sometimes it looks like failure.)

By Louise DeSalvo | Published: January 26, 2015

8 Foods to Beat Writer’s Block

It happens to all of us: that moment in the middle of that work day when we hit a roadblock. These energy foods can help boost your productivity.

By Meredith Quinn, Contributing Editor | Published: January 26, 2015


With more than 600 million potential readers, why aren’t you pitching sports fiction?  

By Megan Kaplon | Published: January 20, 2015

Peter Godwin: Writers on Writing

You have to be prepared to embrace a life of solitude. Not all the time. But when you’re writing, that’s what is required.

By Gabriel Packard | Published: January 20, 2015

Becoming fearless

Bravery may not always be easy. But it certainly forces us to prevail in the presence of danger and fear, which nearly every writer confronts.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: January 20, 2015

The little helpmate

Use sidebars to make your word count elastic and attract more readers (and editors).

By Eric Bryan | Published: January 20, 2015

10 page-to-screen successes

What’s behind the best award-winning TV shows? The work of great writers.

By Meredith Quinn, Contributing Editor | Published: January 15, 2015