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By Alicia Anstead
Listen to your inner monologue to find the story.
PLUS: The MFA Guide!
Within an inch of truth
By Megan Kaplon
Short story writer Mia Alvar looks slant at real life to create compelling fiction.
By Melissa Hart
Dinty W. Moore talks about his unconventional, superstitious, comic, mindful and messy approach to teaching and practicing craft.
Le mot juste
By Jack Smith
Novelist Christine Sneed shares advice for making every page a work of poetry.
Facty with fiction
By Roger Morris
Six novelists share thoughts and tips on fictionalizing personal experiences.
WRITER AT WORK
By Libby Cudmore
Want to finish the novel? Skip TV.
OFF THE CUFF
By Eliana Osborn
A self-imposed writing retreat resets a goal.
Act like a pro
By Ryan Van Cleave
Five tips for presenting yourself expertly.
By Meredith Quinn
Learn the difference between an MA and an MFA.