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Choosing our words carefully creates a welcoming space on the page for all readers – and it makes for better writing, too … Read More “A writer’s argument for political correctness”
My dad was a doctor for a really, really long time. He’s been retired for a few years now, but he can’t shake … Read More “How to send a message without annoying your readership”
Debut novelists swept fiction sales in the first half of 2019 … Read More “The bestselling novels of 2019 (so far)”
From flirty modern romances to retro coming-of-age stories, there’s a book here for every beachgoer … Read More “5 summery new novels perfect for your next beach trip”
Finding a rock on the beach reminds one editor of the importance of specificity and how it raises the emotional stakes … Read More “The secret to sharpening your fuzzy prose”
Write about you (or your main character’s) earliest memory involving water … Read More “Summer writing prompt: Water, water everywhere”
Write about your very first album purchase – and what that music meant to you. Alternatively, write about your main character’s first album.  … Read More “What was the first album you bought with your own money?”
A school teacher is packing up the classroom for summer vacation when a student walks into the room. The student reveals something that will change … Read More “Out for the summer: An end-of-the-school-year writing prompt”
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