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Mary Gordon: Dropped by an angel

In The Writer Interview, Mary Gordon talks with editor Alicia Anstead about crafting scenes and dissects a paragraph from her book “The Liar’s Wife.”

By Alicia Anstead | Published: August 19, 2015

Beverly Jenkins: How I Write

“I revise as I go. It’s a slower process, but the manuscript is tight by the time I send it to my editor.”

By Alicia Anstead | Published: August 19, 2015

Craft the perfect crime

While we don’t want you to commit a crime, we want your characters to. Read on to learn how to win $1,000 and publication in The Writer.

By Meredith Quinn, associate editor | Published: July 16, 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