When good assignments go badBy Dana Shavin
You pitched it. Sold it. Researched it. You’re ready to write it. Then calamity strikes.
Neither here nor thereBy Jacqueline Sheehan
She’s an award-winning novelist, filmmaker, and an ordained Zen Buddhist priest: In both writing and life, Ruth Ozeki refuses to be any one thing.
Rise of the novellaBy Jack Smith
Stepping stone to success or waste of a writer’s time? Writers and editors weigh in.
Press timeBy Melissa Hart
Can an independent publicist help you maximize your book’s success?
Many miles to coverBy Don Hudson
Walter Mosley is political yet massively appealing; commercially successful but critically acclaimed. And he’s one of the most important voices in American culture today.
Don’t go it aloneBy K. L. Romo
An introvert’s guide to building a writing community.
Fiction: “Pieces of Echo”By Brent van Staalduinen
Read the first-place winner of our most recent short story contest.
The hiccups of self-publishingBy Keysha Whitaker
Or, why one writer has 5000 book flyers in her closet.
Your storyBy Hunter Liguore
How to craft a compelling About Me page.
Writing, reading, and social justiceBy Jeff Tamarkin
This combination MA-MFA program is perfect for writers who want to make a difference.
Out of the bindersBy Melissa Hart
This multi-city conference offers both community and opportunity to women and gender variant writers.
Recklessly trueBy Melissa Hart
For 25 years, the Claremont Review has sought to provide a safe, creative space for teens.
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From the Editor
Block-busting book reviews and more.
How I Write
Jaime Primak Sullivan: “When you’re writing, you want so desperately to get to the finish line, but there has to be an arc. You have to take people on a journey.”