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Flynn Meaney: Writers on Writing

“If you can come up with some elaborate descriptive phrase or musical combination of words no one else could possibly come up with, congratulations. But that doesn’t mean you should use it.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: November 19, 2015

Hannah Moskowitz on the edge

A young author puts more “A” than “Y” in her YA stories and comes up with an approach that works for teens.

By Sharon Naylor | Published: November 4, 2015

Going strong: 6 writers over 70

Margaret Atwood, 75, has a new book. Do you know these 6 authors still writing strong into their 70s?

By Meredith Quinn, managing editor | Published: September 29, 2015

ABCs and an MFA

MFA programs help children’s and YA authors develop craft and connections.

By Hillary Casavant | Published: September 10, 2015

Madam, I’m Adam

Editor Alicia Anstead talks about craft with Ariel Schrag.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: February 19, 2015

Jacqueline Woodson’s Windows

Multi-genre author Jacqueline Woodson garners the energy of history and her own childhood to shape stories for young readers.

By Laura Warrell; Photos by Xan Padron | Published: December 2, 2014