The art of not writing is a key tool for writers. Here’s how and when to use it … Read More “The art of not writing”
In what other endeavor in life are we so preoccupied with whether something is “good” right out of the gate … Read More “On finding confidence as a new writer”
‘Show, don’t tell’ is great advice…in theory. In practice, it’s not that simple. We asked six acclaimed authors for their best advice … Read More “The definitive guide to “show, don’t tell””
A guide to sorting through agent offers, getting your book proposal just right, and making sure you still have more to say after a million … Read More “What to do when your writing goes viral”
Read the grand-prize winner of our first-ever 100-Word Contest … Read More “2020 100-Word Contest Winner: “Perennial””
A guide to commas, clauses, commonly mixed-up words, and more, with can’t-fail tricks to keep your writing clean … Read More “Your 10 biggest grammar woes, solved”
Stuck inside lately? Live vicariously through your character for a bit with this writing prompt:
What’s on the list of things your character would … Read More “In the bag”
Stuck inside? Let these exercises and exploratory questions transport you … Read More “5 writing prompts for a stay-at-home age”
You may not be able to force your muse to appear on command, but you can replicate the settings in which she most … Read More “Chasing the muse: What does your ideal writing space look like?”
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