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.
“I have learned that my best ideas come when I am patient.”
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.
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?
Monica Wood talks about writing novels, researching personal stories and growing up in Mexico, Maine, the setting of her memoir.
Find the power to overcome writing fears.
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?
Lucy Knisley presents food in a way that may whet your appetite for graphic novels.