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By Vanessa Garcia
Learning the ABCs of writing about Cuba.
By Megan Kaplon
These six young editors and writers prove that age is just a number.
The science of submission
By Keysha Whitaker
Considering your mathematical odds of getting accepted can help soften the sting of rejection.
Steer your brand towards success (without sinking)
By Brian Feinblum
Building your personal writer brand can lead to smoother career sailing, but one wrong move can land you in rocky waters. Here's our guide to staying afloat.
Adventures in adaptation
By Jeff Lyons
Overcome the top six hurdles writers face when adapting their screenplay into a novel.
By Laura Marchand
Video games offer lucrative opportunities for freelancers - if you can get your foot in the door.
By Ryan Van Cleave
What are you really paying for when you enroll in a creative writing program?
By Jacqueline Hesse
Don't put unnecessary distance between your story and your reader.
Off the Cuff
By Tara Laskowski
Why one writer rejects having an official Facebook author page - and why you might consider doing the same.
Blogs versus articles
By Debbie Swanson
Both pay the bills, but how does one differ from the other?
By Julia Rappaport
Use downtime between projects to improve your craft.
Do your homework
By Melissa Hart
An intense California conference combines marketing skills with craft.
A novel concept
By Melissa Hart
Five Points is one of the few journals that publishes novel and memoir excerpts.