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Diagramming: A sure way to build better sentences
STEP by STEP
6 basic rules for writing science fiction
Getting the idea for a novel
After 62 rejections, a bestseller
Off the cuff
How to blast your way through a writing slump
Writer at work
How to pare down the essentials
Open the door to shelter-magazine markets
Top magazine editors on how to revise your manuscript
MFA programs and literary markets
This month, our annual listing of MFA programs, plus helpful tips from editors at Creative Nonfiction and Grain magazine.
Send The Writer your questions on writing
Helpful information for your writing career
Book reviews, products and resources
How I write
Established writers share their writing practices
Finding the precise, evocative details that imply her charcters' world is her main goal.