A writer and workshop instructor grapples with what he sees as an increasing resistance toward the work of established authors among writing students.
Two novelists discuss the pleasures of reading and writing quiet books.
A defense of books that whisper in an increasingly noisy world.
Writing through trauma isn’t always a healing experience. A poet and novelist investigates the complexities and challenges of writing with post-traumatic stress disorder.
From albums and movies to naps and snacks, a series of suggestions from fifty-two authors on how to help keep your creativity flowing throughout the year.
“Become an open door,” “Say anything,” and “Begin where you are.” Seven ways to reconnect to your writing, from one of the country’s most prolific poets.
The executive director of National Novel Writing Month and cofounder of 100 Word Story considers how constraints can help writers access inventiveness and increase productivity.
No MFA? No problem. A novelist shares his journey to publication—and becoming a successful full-time writer—without attending a graduate writing program.
After the sudden death of his sister, an author’s beliefs about the purpose of writing change as he shifts his focus from trying to write through grief to writing a book for the person he lost.
Regardless of whether our writing is accepted, the submission process has merits all its own, from creating deadlines to distancing us from our work.