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Deep dive into short story

If you’re on the path to publishing – a short story, perhaps – we wish you success, and we hope you consider our magazine a supporting partner.

Fear not, Mary Karr.

Mary Karr is the boss of memoir. But she operates without fear when it comes to self-expression. We noticed that in our interview and the media blitz around her new book “The Art of Memoir.”

And then what happened?

Is there any story more fun to read – and to write – than a good crime story?

Scott Eyman: How I write

“My original ambition was to be an Egyptologist.”

Writing through trauma

The writer Isak Dinesen said, “All sorrows can be borne if you put them in a story or tell a story about them.”

Being funny

I’m always on the lookout for work that makes me swoon with a finely tuned combination of intellect and emotion.

Roy Peter Clark: Last writes redux

Roy Peter Clark’s tips for crafting eulogies is a helpful guide to any kind of writing. When his mother died, he had to put his own advice in action.

In conversation: Ann Hood

Editor Alicia Anstead talks about craft with novelist Ann Hood.

What the L?

A reflection on a typo.