From the Magazine

Writing Badly: The True Source of Inspiration

by
Craig Morgan Teicher
12.14.16

A useful skill for one’s writing practice is the ability to write badly. A poet explains how allowing ourselves to write badly is not only generative, but can also break the habit of self-censorship and can lead to our best work.

Emotion and Suspense: The Essence of Rasa Theory

by
Rita Banerjee
12.14.16

Developed in Sanskrit literature, rasa theory is an intense, visceral, and emotional response to viewing or reading a work of art. It can also help artists and writers effectively represent and harness emotions, creating suspense and surprise in their art.

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