241 articles found

5 ways into a story

An experienced writer of short fiction offers a broad range of entry points that can get you started.

By Quinn Dalton | Published: April 25, 2012

Regain the wonder

A surprising key to unblocking and unlocking inspiration was revealed to one writer in the pages of children’s books

By Dawn Goldsmith | Published: April 11, 2012

Instant writing motivation

Drawn largely from recent research in neurology and psychology, here are 20 techniques to get you going

By Luc Reid | Published: March 23, 2012

Expletives deleted

There’s nothing like a ‘there is’ phrase to suck the energy out of a sentence

By David Galef | Published: February 24, 2012