Editorial work requires resilience, in both the writer and the editor. This is how one good pair survived.
How do you get off your book-writing plateau? It might involve a knife and sponge to spur your beginnings.
Why don’t people begin writing their books? Blame it on motion.
Can you start writing a book too soon? Look to the currants.
Writing a book? Wondering where to begin? Maybe you could just start anywhere.
Writing short fiction is a marvelous playground for the poet to develop the essential ingredients of great poems. Try your hand at our “encounter” prompt today.
More often than not, it seems, fiction arises out of real events. In this short piece by 13-year-old Sonia Joie, we find the fictional diary entry that could just as well have been written by an actual soldier in the field one day back in 1914.
When writing a book, there’s always the chance you won’t finish. Should you care?
I’m nervous for you. Do you have any clue where your Book of Beginnings is going? On “writer worrying,” from the other person in the room.
Charity Singleton Craig experiences John Steinbeck’s California through the Salinas Valley and the Monterey Peninsula finding a people she already knows, though she has never met.
With nothing more to go on than our February “purple” theme, Darrelyn Saloom writes a heart-stopping piece of flash fiction.
Tania Runyan plays in the world of flash fiction with a new piece, exploring the dangers of following one’s imagination.
Ten great Pride and Prejudice Resources. Okay, some are just plain fun. But that’s great too, no?
An audio excerpt from L.L. Barkat’s The Novelist: a novella featuring the delightful voice of Claire Burge.
In the end, the creative act can be misunderstood, and the creation seen for something other than what it is. LW Lindquist wraps up our book club discussion of L.L. Barkat’s The Novelist.
Readers want to know who the various characters in The Novelist represent. LW Lindquist wants to know who the tea basket represents. Join us for week two of our book club discussion.
It’s Flash Fiction Friday! Tania Runyan tells the tale of a young couple, the gift of a gold herringbone bracelet, and a fateful ride on Space Mountain.
How long must you lie on the floor staring at the ceiling before you’re ready to write that story? We’re discussing The Novelist by L.L. Barkat in our new Tweetspeak Book Club. Come on in and join us.
Tania Runyan’s latest offering for Flash Fiction Friday, in honor of every awkward teenager and music box that did her in.
A marlin, a pizza parlor, and a young girl. That’s all Tania Runyan needed for her latest flash fiction piece.