During the endless weeks of March, writers face roadblocks in their work, whether it’s a problem story, a silent muse or a creative slump. These novelists, nonfiction writers and poets share how they power through the rough patches in chilly times.
“Revision is where the magic happens. I try to get through a first draft quickly (though not quick enough), so I can massage it and make it work.”
Facebook can motivate users to build a diverse writing community, sharpen their skills as an editor and stretch as a writer.
A writing coach offers tips for finishing your work.
What books do you turn to for guidance? And what books are you missing?
John Katzenbach on writing suspense: Who do you kill? Where do you put the bodies? Who are you as a writer?
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s time for some good old-fashioned love advice. Six romance novelists spill their quick and dirty secrets.
How far would you go online to find love (and stories)?
Find the power to overcome writing fears.
The National Book Award winner talks writing, inspiration and overcoming failure.