By day, she’s an Emmy-winning investigative on-air reporter. By night, she’s an ultra-acclaimed mystery novelist. In both her fiction and nonfiction, Hank Phillippi Ryan takes storytelling to the highest level.
State of the verse
By Eliana Osborn
What paying poetry markets still exist in 2017?
Creating perfect poetry collections
By Ryan G. Van Cleave
Poetry pros reveal how they construct a winning book.
Through the looking glass
By Gail Radley
Truth is not relative – and you can find it.
By Jack Smith
Augusten Burroughs is bold, frank, and fearless in his search for personal truth.
Aspiring memoirists, take note.
WRITER AT WORK
By Stephanie Faris
Why one writer refuses to read unpublished manuscripts – and why you may consider doing the same.
You’re getting it wrong
By Bill Glose
Experts debunk oft-used clichés in genre fiction.
Warmth, sympathy, and understanding
By Dustin Renwick
Medical school journals are niche publications with a broad focus.
By Jeff Tamarkin
The Eastern Oregon University Wilderness Writing MFA is a perfect way to combine writing with a love of nature.
By Melissa Hart
Learn the ins and outs of the most widely read genre in the country at the Romance Writers of America Conference.
By Melissa Hart
This five-year-old publication seeks extraordinary stories about ordinary people.
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From the Editor
Ellen Meeropol, Norman Barasch, and more.
How I Write
Ron Rash: “When there is violence in my work, the goal is not to titillate but to reveal character. It reveals the mask of that person, and we see who he or she really is when that mask is dropped.”