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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

The curious Cuse of Bates Motel

Screenwriter and showrunner Carlton Cuse on shaping TV stories, collaborating with a team, the writers’ room and the importance of a good lunch.

By Kinney Littlefield | Published: January 5, 2015

Finding inspiration in everything

Whether on a beach watching the sunrise, around the table in the writers’ room, at your work space in the midst of family chaos or alone in your cave, inspiration is the invaluable element of all writing.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: January 5, 2015

Going global

Selling work to foreign markets can be lucrative. Here’s how.

By Mridu Khullar Relph | Published: January 5, 2015

Hilton Als: Writers on writing

“If you present the emotional truth of a situation, particularly in an essay or a poem, it transcends genre.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: January 5, 2015