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March 2023

The Writer Staff

By The Writer Staff


All of Your #BookTok Questions Answered

By Cathryn Haight

Everything a writer needs to know about the burgeoning book resource, whether you're navigating it for business or pleasure.

Why we retell stories over and over again

By Toni Fitzgerald

Writers love talking a familiar story and recasting it with more diverse characters or slightly different circumstances.

Digging Deep into Process

By Anica Mrose Rissi

The secret to crafting a sustainable — and sustaining — writing life.

On Cookies and Rejection

By Melanie Brooks

How an author fortifies her professional stamina through the serenity of baking cookies.

Gigi Will Know

By Gigi

On slapping boundaries on ourselves.