“Writing, at its best and truest, can offer solace and salvation for both readers and writers.”
A perfect personal essay can clinch a spot in a writing program.
Acting out a character brings a writer’s voice to life.
From childhood fears to workshop mentors, Violet Kupersmith channels the
voices of the past for successful storytelling.
In the October 1991 issue of The Writer, Le Guin explains the necessity of knowledge in the writing process.
To survive as creative people, we take risks. We stay up late. We teeter between worlds. Nearly every writer in this issue refers to the persistence you must have to be a writer.
We asked 10 writing teachers and professors for a peek inside their classrooms. Here are their top writing tips for students.
Forget about algorithms and marketing. Local booksellers recommend books they’ve read.
As a teen, Kimberla Lawson Roby’s instructors dubbed her a storyteller. Twenty books later, it turns out they were right.
Ayelet Waldman takes on an ambitious project with her newest novel.