Need a little writing encouragement in your life? This text offers equal parts motivation and inspiration.
Are you thinking about becoming a book editor? Or are you just curious about the mythical gatekeepers of the publishing industry? This book is for you.
“The Thorn Necklace: Healing Through Writing and the Creative Process” helps writers turn personal experiences into art.
“It took me a long time, and many false starts, to find my way to a project where I felt that same synthesis of subject and psychological state again.”
“A writer has to be driven crazy to help him to see.”
“You’re not as good as you suspect you are when you’re happiest with yourself, and you’re not as bad as you fear you are when you’re most disgusted with your prose.”
This new anthology offers both instruction and work from leading contemporary poets.
“No beautiful writing comes from an impossibly perfect world; it all comes from this one: cluttered, obligated, distracted.”
The first-place winner of our “Spring Cleaning” short story contest shares her writing process.
“You’re climbing Everest by looking down at your feet, not looking up at the mountain. The second I look up, I wouldn’t be able to breathe, and it would all be too daunting.”