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Sharon Olds: Writers on Writing

It’s good for me to notice the tiniest sub-“thought” which goes through my mind, almost too fast to notice—to catch it before it’s gone, to jot it down. Whhhsshht!

By Gabriel Packard | Published: June 23, 2015

Mini might

NaNoWriMo executive director Grant Faulkner shares how crafting short shorts can open a big world.

By Grant Faulkner | Published: June 23, 2015

Sue Monk Kidd: How I Write

“Allow yourself to write badly in the beginning. That’s good tried and true advice. And then let it evolve as you rewrite.”

By Jack Smith | Published: June 23, 2015

Meet our short story contest winner

This issue of The Writer includes a variety of voices from the world of writing, including our short story contest winner, Graydon Megan.

By Alicia Anstead, editor in chief | Published: June 20, 2015

A charmed life

 A bracelet builds character for an author’s pseudo self.

By Jill Giencke | Published: June 19, 2015