Knowing what editors are looking for can increase your chances of getting your stories published.
These writers and editors have refused to let their youth impede their careers.
Julia Alvarez shares the key elements of her life and work as a novelist, poet and researcher.
Mystery writer Barbara Neely wrote her first novel Blanche on the Lam while working a 60-hour-a-week, full-time job.
Read the third-place winner of our “Great Break” short story contest.
Our second-place winning story was inspired by several trips to Venice.
For the first time since she was 15 years old, Stephanie Danler is no longer working in a restaurant. Thanks to a two-book deal with Knopf, she’s now able to devote herself full time to writing.
A universal story must also be a specific one.
If you’re writing about crime, it’s a good idea to know something about the law. A legal cheat sheet builds your case.
Celeste Ng offers advice about first books, being true to craft and the importance of reaching readers.