The 33 The-sesBy M. Thomas Gammarino
An article on an underappreciated article.
Supercharge your creativityBy Ryan G. Van Cleave
Writers share their best tips for breaking down blocks and brainstorming new ideas.
The lords and ladies of LOLBy Keysha Whitaker
An inside look at the gatekeepers of contemporary American humor.
Writing with handcuffsBy Melissa Hart
Self-imposed writing restrictions can break down blocks, sharpen skills, and take your writing to places you’d never find otherwise.
The tree of black humorBy Yi Shun Lai
A handy reference chart for the many forms of dark comedy.
Untangling threadsBy Jen Glantz
The art of finding and separating stories within stories.
Expectations ≠ resultsBy Jack Smith
Understanding irony in fiction.
Making mistakesBy Pete Croatto
Every writer’s worst nightmare is finding an error in print…but it happens, often, and to the very best of us. Here’s how to cope.
RavishlyBy Melissa Hart
This feminist-forward online magazine seeks smart takes on modern issues.
The Cabins Collaborative RetreatBy Melissa Hart
All creative disciplines come together for a harmonious weekend of learning, growth, and inspiration at this welcoming four-day conference.
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From the Editor
Featuring M. Thomas Gammarino, Benjamin Kunkel, funny writing products, and more.
How I Write
Rachel Khong: “What compels me are the books that can seamlessly balance humor with sadness. I think each sharpens the other.”