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Novelist Susanna Moore belongs to a small class of writers whose work performs the paradoxical miracle of giving solace by offering none. She talks about her newest novel, The Life of Objects.
Paying attention to what's happening to the art of the short story will help writers more easily navigate trends in the print and digital short fiction market.
Seven phrases for freelance success
Keen negotiating skills and open communication with editors are essential for a successful writing career. And don't be afraid to say, "No thanks."
When a rookie writer and an experienced editor collaborate, the result is a lasting partnership. Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd talk about their experiences.
Use your space
Although Tony-Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda is best known on Broadway as an actor and composer, he identifies as a writer.
Face off digital nightmares by taking these steps to secure your files.
Food for thought
Adding food references can spice up a story's setting.
A is for able!
A novel can take 15 years to write, but even when the effort seems too great, quitting is not an option.
Off the Cuff
Take a tip from Robert Frost and get "loose" with words.
Heading to a conference or festival? Take our Twitter tutorial with you.
You really like me
Contests, giveaways and good works can build your online followers.
Arcadia: Send the kicker
Particularly devoted to helping young writers launch a literary career, editor Noah Milligan wants to see everything you've got.
In Every Issue
With the ocean's salty scent in the air, Oregon's Sitka Center successfully integrates writing and nature. Also in TN: Caryl Phillips, zeroing in on a character's viewpoint, stimuli for writers and more.
Phillip Lopate basically wrote the book on the personal essay. He speaks passionately about self-reflection as the fuel for writing great essays.
Dedicated revision is key for novelist Nina Revoyr.