Personal narratives in the Trump eraBy Lilly Dancyger
Why personal narratives matter now more than ever.
Should a writer ever write for free?By K. L. Romo
Writers, editors, and teachers speak out.
On the road with David SedarisBy Lee Mergner
After a dozen books, what's still left to know about this best-selling humorist's life?
In a word: Plenty.
Setting the toneBy Jack Smith
How to handle voice in your fiction.
The hero of the storyBy Melissa Hart
Disabled protagonists in children’s and YA literature.
From promising to polishedBy Anica Mrose Rissi
Use these revision tips to make your picture book manuscript irresistible.
Making progressBy Yi Shun Lai
Writing is hard. Writing a full-length manuscript is harder. How can authors stay motivated to reach the finish line?
Is your home office causing you pain?By Melissa Haskin
Learn how to set up your home office in the most ergonomically-friendly way.
Beyond the backdropBy Sarah Van Arsdale
Why setting leads to richer characters and deeper plots.
S’MoreBy Melissa Hart
This new magazine for young girls aims to make science fabulous.
Wordcrafters Writers’ ConferenceBy Melissa Hart
Writers both young and old come together to talk craft in beautiful Eugene, Oregon.
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From the Editor
Featuring Lilly Dancyger and Natalie Bober.
How I Write
Julie Buxbaum: “It’s important to write about things that matter to you and scare you.”