15 fall writing prompts for your personal, professional, & creative writing practices

Fall Book Preview 2022: Fiction

Opportunities for writers: September 2022


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Fall Book Preview 2022: Nonfiction

Magnificent Rebels: The First Romantics and the Invention of the Self by Andrea Wulf
  Bestselling author Andrea Wulf (The Invention of Nature) traces the … Read More “Fall Book Preview 2022: Nonfiction”

The Month Ahead: September 2022

It’s a big season for new fiction.

Eye on the prize

Save your precious time and attention for what really matters: Your writing … Read More “Eye on the prize”

Writing Prompts

Write about two characters who trip over each other and fall in love inexplicably. Are they opposites? Do they start out enemies? Do they meet … Read More “Romance writing prompt: Tripped & fell in love”

Write about a person with a strange collection: Maybe it’s flawed stamps produced between 1949 and 1959, or abandoned left shoes, or – gulp – body … Read More “The collection in the closet”

Local foods are a must-try when you visit a new city. Nashville’s known for its hot chicken, New York for its bagels, Chicago … Read More “Space treats”


Our Fall Short Story Contest is here!

Submit your best work in less than 2,000 words for your chance to win.