August 2021

Bonnie Hearn Hill, Meagan Shelley, and Chelsea Leah


By Bonnie Hearn Hill, Meagan Shelley, and Chelsea Leah


So you want to give a workshop. . .

By Tim Waggoner

How to initiate, organize, and execute a successful writing workshop.

Inspiration everywhere

By Elisa Shoenberger

A look at the weird ways writers get successful pitches.

The best medicine

By Josh Sippie

A spoonful of humor makes every story better.

In search of a third dimension

By Meagan Shelley

On characterization in memoir.

Learning to love your memories

By Chelsea Leah

How narrative memoir journaling can improve your nonfiction.

Finding the emotional center of your essay

By Bonnie Hearn Hill

True revision can’t begin until you locate the heart of what your nonfiction is really about. Here’s how.


From the Front Lines

Back to basics

By Yi Shun Lai

What do you do when you get writer’s block?

Literary Spotlight

The Offing

By Melissa Hart

Conference Insider

The Power of Words Conference

By Melissa Hart

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