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Antiracist books & resources for writers

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”

The freelancer’s guide to helping each other

It’s easy and inexpensive, plus it will make you feel good. What’s not to love … Read More “The freelancer’s guide to helping each other”

COVID-19 relief resources for writers

If you or a writer you know has had their income severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, here are financial resources that may be … Read More “COVID-19 relief resources for writers”

Top tips for older writers who want to write a memoir

As an older adult, you have a wealth of wisdom and memories to share with the world – but sometimes fear can get in the way … Read More “Top tips for older writers who want to write a memoir”

Writing Prompts

Writing prompt: In the bag

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”

Write a short story that begins with one of the following lines:   Though she wasn’t one for gossip, Mrs. Jamison knew exactly who … Read More “Fresh beginnings”

A black-and-white pencil illustration of a rolling snowball.

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”


2020 Summer Flash Contest

Submit your best work in any genre – fiction OR nonfiction – in less than 1,000 words for your chance to win $1,000 and publication in our magazine.