The art of not writing is a key tool for writers. Here’s how and when to use it … Read More “The art of not writing”
It’s a big season for new fiction.
‘Show, don’t tell’ is great advice…in theory. In practice, it’s not that simple. We asked six acclaimed authors for their best advice … Read More “The definitive guide to “show, don’t tell””
Stock up on these Poe-themed t-shirts, mugs, scarves, and more just in time for Halloween … Read More “The best gifts for Edgar Allan Poe fans”
In what other endeavor in life are we so preoccupied with whether something is “good” right out of the gate … Read More “On finding confidence as a new writer”
“Editing is just like pruning – every sentence functions like a limb … Read More “What an apple tree taught me about editing”
These Halloween writing prompts are here to rescue you from the haunted crypt of writing block … Read More “Top 10 Halloween writing prompts to get your blood flowing”
Write a short story or poem that begins with the following sentence:
He was supposed to be dead … Read More “Halloween writing prompt: Six feet under”
Write a story focused on two characters: One who desperately wants to find a way in, and one who desperately wants to keep the … Read More “Halloween writing prompt: The gatekeeper vs. the gatecrasher”
Inside, you’ll find dozens of contests for every genre, all with deadlines in spring and summer 2021.
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