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Words, words, words

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. To celebrate his 450th birthday this month, we asked seven scholars and novelists what writers can learn from reading the Bard.

Published: April 1, 2014

The long haul

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.

Published: March 1, 2014

Love doctors

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.

Published: January 1, 2014

Pop the cork

When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, what will be your 2014 resolution? Four writers share their top suggestions.

Published: December 1, 2013

Gifts for you

’Tis the season for gift giving. We asked six authors with recently published novels to offer tips – as gifts to aspiring writers.

Published: November 1, 2013

Happy coincidence

We asked six contemporary children’s writers what influences their work.

Published: October 1, 2013

Go-to guides

In honor of National Dictionary Day, we asked five creative writing professors for their must-have writing resources.

Published: September 1, 2013

Left-handed advice

Celebrate Left-Handers Day August 13 with writing advice from six talented lefties.

Published: July 1, 2013

Livin’ easy

From sun-soaked days to balmy nights, three writers share favorite summer spots.

Published: June 1, 2013