Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks goes after stories with a commitment to discovery and to the power of dreamy moments.
“I tried to arrange my life so that I could have the time in the morning to sit down and work. As soon as you make a decision like that, you give a shape to your life.”
Edits that look like bloodshed are ultimately lifesavers.
We hope you enjoy this issue’s stories about playwriting, role-playing, magical realism, the woes and wonders of a good editor, tips from paperback writers and much more about the life and craft of writers.
“When I don’t write, I become a miserable and awful, depressive, semi-alcoholic nightmare of my worst self.”
One of the most precious aspects of a writer’s talent is voice, the tell-tale sign of who is sitting on the other side of the story.
Expand your interviews by asking the right questions.
Is the recent wave of newly discovered, never-before-published stories by iconic authors a trend in the writing world?
The teen literary journal “Canvas” offers a multitude of ways for readers, writers and artists to connect.
Oscar weekend! Check out TW interviews with screenwriters who have successfully taken stories from idea to page to lights, camera, action.