A shack of one's ownBy Deborah Joy Corey
Can nature set your imagination free?
Rolling deepBy Julie Krug
Rhythm and roots mark Major Jackson's poetry as he reaches back to the foundations of the form.
Hero journeyBy Megan Kaplon
Christopher McDougall fearlessly takes risks with his work. Should you try this at home?
Go localBy Paul Vachon
Pitch the nearby story to city and regional magazines.
Dropped by an angelBy Alicia Anstead
Mary Gordon dissects a passage from her novella.
The big 10By Ryan G. Van Cleave
Impress agents and editors with crisp, clean content.
Support systemBy Pete Croatto
It takes more than talent to achieve success.
Own itBy Fredricka R. Maister
Can the blank page be an inspiration?
1956: Eloise Jarvis McGrawBy Nicki Porter
Steps to building character.
Bump it upBy Dorit Sasson
DIY promotion tips can help sell your book.
Back to schoolBy Meredith Quinn
Want to be more effective at workshops?
Landing the dealBy Kevin Finley
A publicity professional offers tips for securing publication.
Peace, love and memoirBy Meredith Quinn
Tap into creative nonfiction in LA.
Region by regionBy Melissa Hart
An online lit journal gets geocentric.
Also in Every Issue
Writers on writing
Notes from the blogosphere
The Bitten Word
The importance of cover letters, tips to sell your book from C.J. Lyons, products for a book tour and more.
Non-MFA writing programs
How I Write
Jami Attenberg: "You have to have a lot of faith in yourself when you’re writing a book."