Take action and better educate yourself or your children about race and equality with this list of reading recommendations, virtual events, organizations, and Black-owned … Read More “Antiracist books & resources for writers”
Since conferences aren’t back on the table for most writers just yet, here are some online learning resources for craft-hungry scribes … Read More “Virtual learning opportunities for writers”
“I want to write about the COVID-19 pandemic, but I’m worried literary journal editors are saturated with similar submissions … Read More “Gigi Will Know: Are editors sick of COVID-19 pitches yet?”
From the Library of Congress to the Smithsonian Institution, national research resources abound for the curious writer. Here’s how to use them … Read More “How to take your writing research to the next level”
Writing can be great therapy. It just might not be for anyone else’s consumption … Read More “From the Front Lines: How to tell when you’re too close to a subject”
Ready to nail your first interview? Here are pro tips to get you started … Read More “Shut the hell up: A beginner’s guide to interviewing”
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”
Describe a car accident from three different perspectives: One driver as the accident happens, a witness immediately after the accident, and the at-fault driver … Read More “Writing prompt: Crash”
Ever heard of a snowball poem? It’s a constraint in which a poem starts with a one-letter word and each word after it … Read More “Poetry writing prompt: Snowball effect”
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