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Last writes

If you’re the family scribe, chances are you’ll be asked to produce (and deliver) a eulogy. Are you ready to speak of the dead?

By Roy Peter Clark | Published: December 30, 2013

Lifting the fog

Overcome common writing errors by sharpening your own editing skills with 21 simple steps from a writing pro.

By Dale McGarrigle | Published: June 19, 2013

Listen up!

The audiobook industry is just scratching the surface of its potential.

By Dale McGarrigle | Published: June 1, 2013

Get tweety

Attending a writers’ conference or book festival? Share the experience through Twitter.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: March 1, 2013

Hale verbs well met

Paying close attention to verbs can enliven writing. Writer and editor Constance Hale explains the vex, hex, smash and smooch of language’s punchiest words.

By Elfrieda Abbe | Published: December 20, 2012

Set your writing free

A writer offers an entertaining look at confronting and conquering the demons that hinder your creativity.

By Craig English | Published: October 1, 2012

Advice from the crypt

Edgar Allan Poe speaks to writers about preplanning your work, knowing the ending, concentrating on a single effect, and showing discipline and character

By B.K. Stevens | Published: September 20, 2012