Focus on the truth of your writing, says Julia Cameron, and stay focused on your creative mission. You may find the prosperity you’re seeking.
Diane Ackerman combines her love of writing with a deep dedication to science.
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks goes after stories with a commitment to discovery and to the power of dreamy moments.
Newspaper man Sam Quinones explores the labyrinthine twists and turns of extended storytelling.
Editor Alicia Anstead talks about craft with Ariel Schrag.
Editor Alicia Anstead talks about craft with novelist Ann Hood.
Lissa Warren teaches the art of thinking like a publisher. She also has a lesson about a cat.
You have to be prepared to embrace a life of solitude. Not all the time. But when you’re writing, that’s what is required.
Screenwriter and showrunner Carlton Cuse on shaping TV stories, collaborating with a team, the writers’ room and the importance of a good lunch.
“If you present the emotional truth of a situation, particularly in an essay or a poem, it transcends genre.”