Hear myself & IBy Jen A. Miller
Listening to your life, as read by someone else.
Working outBy Jennifer L. Blanck and Michael Klein
Writing exercises help strengthen your craft.
Tear off the labelsBy Jack Smith
Authors speak out about writing great genre fiction (even if you never set out to write a genre book in the first place).
Learning as you laughBy Melissa Hart
Graphic nonfiction books convey facts in full color.
Game dayBy Ryan G. Van Cleave
Eight pro tips for success in the tabletop game-writing industry.
Story rules, plot droolsBy Philip Martin
The three crucial storytelling elements every novel needs to succeed.
Reading for a literary journalBy Linda Lowen
How wading through someone else’s slush pile can improve your own chances at publication.
Parallel workBy Pete Croatto
What to do when the words won’t come.
The Forge Literary MagazineBy Melissa Hart
This inclusive journal offers a wealth of opportunity for both writers and editors.
Kauai Writers ConferenceBy Melissa Hart
Want a little Hawaiian vacation with your writing education? This is the conference for you.
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From the Editor
Featuring Jen A. Miller, Leslie Jamison, and more.
How I Write
Malinda McCollum: “A great short story is urgent, insistent, and propulsive. It’s like a whirlwind or a whoosh!”