A Q&A with independent editor, author, and former literary agent Lorin Oberweger.
These tried-and-true structures can provide a blueprint for your picture book plot.
Wait! Don’t sign that contract.
Skip the slush pile by putting your writing on display in key places.
Is blogging still a writer’s best friend? Or is it a waste of time in an overcrowded blogosphere?
Keep readers on the edge of their seats with these eight pro tips.
An interview with the best-selling, genre-hopping author.
Writers share their best advice for breaking writer’s block, overcoming deadline pressure, and brainstorming new ideas.
The poet speaks about craft, career, and perseverance – and why politicians should be required to read poetry and bake bread at least once a year.
Four reasons why you should do it – and six tips on how to do it well.
The best-selling novelist provides insight and tips for writing books that are commercially successful.
Do you have what it takes to be a writer today? Take this quiz and see if you’re committed to the world of words.
“I communicate through story. While I don’t always identify myself as a writer, I always identify myself as a storyteller.”
When good writing advice goes bad, savvy writers know when to forge their own paths.
Turn jealousy into motivation.
Tips for creating and publishing your own anthology.
Pulitzer winner Robert Olen Butler on how great stories are made.
Writing coaches can boost and bolster a career. Here’s how to choose one.
Everyone should regularly attend writing conferences. Period.
Make your creative nonfiction sparkle with advice from 3 creative nonfiction experts.
Here’s what $100,000-per-year freelance writers don’t want you to know: none of them – save perhaps one! – is probably that much of a better writer than you.
Five professional writers share their best tips for getting unstuck.
And what are you really paying for when you enroll?
Reach beyond the obvious to achieve success.