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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

5 reasons to keep a journal

Take the time to record your private thoughts. It can make you healthier, happier and self-aware.

By Meredith Quinn-Caprioli, Associate Editor | Published: December 16, 2014

Your role in shaping the next generation

Parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, librarians, friends and community leaders all play a role in literacy. And so do writers. That last group – the writers – is the topic for this issue. If you’ve written a children’s book, middle grade book or YA book – or if you want to – you’ve come to the right place.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: December 3, 2014

Jacqueline Woodson’s Windows

Multi-genre author Jacqueline Woodson garners the energy of history and her own childhood to shape stories for young readers.

By Laura Warrell; Photos by Xan Padron | Published: December 2, 2014

Up to kids

Teen readers don’t need neon lights. They need a story. Just like adults.

By Matt de la Peña | Published: December 2, 2014