Show AND tellBy Jack Smith
‘Show, don’t tell’ is great advice…in theory.
In practice, it’s not that simple.
We asked six acclaimed authors for their best advice on finding the right balance between the two elements in fiction.
2021 summer book previewBy The Writer
It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
The truth about plotBy Ryan G. Van Cleave and Jamie Morris
He’s an award-winning creative writing professor.
She’s a world-class writing coach.
Together, they help novelists and memoir writers create standout stories, discuss the benefits of plotting versus pantsing, and reveal surefire ways to avoid common pitfalls and plot fails.
Reaching readers in the midst of a pandemicBy Melissa Hart
During COVID-19, writers discover inspiration and opportunity.
Congrats! You’ve gone viral. Now what?By Toni Fitzgerald
A guide to sorting through agent offers, getting your book proposal just right, and making sure you still have more to say after a million (or more) people read your article.
The gilded cageBy Yi Shun Lai
Research can enhance your work and stifle it, too.
Here’s how to say “enough.”