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309 articles found

What the L?

A reflection on a typo.

By Alicia Anstead, Editor-in-Chief | Published: February 13, 2015

What inspired that novel?

Where do stories come from? A look at the inspiration behind 10 classic novels.

By Meredith Quinn, Contributing Editor | Published: February 9, 2015

At the sentence level

Slow down! Crafting sentences in your head might help you get them right on the page.

By Nicki Porter, Contributing Editor | Published: February 2, 2015

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

Score!

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