Producing manuscripts in sensible shoesBy Candy Schulman
Sometimes parents are thrilled when their children want to become writers. Others are less enthusiastic.
A website of one's ownBy Donna Talarico
In a world of social media and digital “platform,” do you still need an author’s website? Absolutely.
Take a bite out of food writingBy Julia Rappaport
Food journalism has never been hotter. How can new writers find a place at the table?
The writing that eats away at youBy Megan Kaplon
Everyone told Elissa Altman no one would read long-form food narratives online.
Two memoirs and a James Beard Award later, Altman can finally say: Everyone was wrong.
Ctrl + alt + delBy Triona Guidry
Don’t lose your novel to a computer crash. Here’s a plan for a technical emergency.
Seriously singleBy Sue Hertz
Kate Bolick challenges the spinster stereotype as well as the boundaries of first-person narratives.
Love storyBy By Julia Rappaport
Good journalism skills can pay off in the unlikeliest of settings – including online dating.
PitchophobiaBy Susan Ito
How one writer overcame her fear of querying – and ended up in the pages of our magazine.
A book by its coverBy Rebecca Strong
What to do when your book cover comes back from the designer . . . and you hate it.
Speaking volumesBy Ryan G. Van Cleave
A writer’s guide to crafting a salable anthology proposal.
The tangled webBy Jeff Tamarkin
Writing for blogs and social media is a whole different animal than print. Here’s what you need to know.
San Fran-tasticBy Melissa Hart
Meet agents, talk shop, and do “real work” at the San Francisco Writers Conference.
Mother of inventionBy Melissa Hart
Motherwell explores the modern perils – and joys – of parenting.
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From the Editor
Candy Schulman, Liz Moore, and more.
How I Write
Regina Brooks: “Sometimes authors try so hard to ‘show, not tell’ that they wind up over-describing and writing really long, unwieldy sentences.”