As Megan Willome approaches the task of rewriting The Joy of Poetry, she finds a different rhythm to her work.
In Megan Willome’s second installment about writing The Joy of Poetry, she wrestles with the problem of not one, but two elephants in the room.
When people ask Megan Willome why she wrote The Joy of Poetry, they are usually shocked when she tells them: “I was asked to.”
“I Am From” helps you know yourself better, and the better you know yourself, the more you are equipped to say what you alone can say, in a voice that’s uniquely yours.
Some writers are trying to figure out why their writing lives or writing projects feel stuck or sluggish. They need to find and follow the energy.
Ann Kroeker, Writing Coach, recommends you begin with three sentences to get a project in motion, because a few sentences can become a paragraph, a few paragraphs can become a chapter. And a few chapters can become a book.
Ann Kroeker, Writing Coach, encourages you to keep at your writing, even when you feel intimidated by the Greats and see a gap between your skill level and theirs. As you fill the gap, you’ll learn to write.
Whether you included your writing goals in your 2016 resolutions, this collection of 10 great writing quotes might give you the inspiration you need to get started.
What feels like writer’s block might just be giving up too soon. Charity Singleton Craig challenges writers to use persistence toward better creativity.
Susan Rich found a way to enjoy the task of submitting poems, playing a form of the license plate game. You, too, can get your poems published and have fun.
We conclude our group discussion of On Being a Writer by considering the things with which a writer might surround himself to influence his writing.
Join our book club of On Being a Writer and let’s discuss together the question, Do you call yourself a writer?
In a witty address at Purchase College, Lydia Davis helps you re-imagine your writing life, from dreams to peas.
Join us for our newest book club offering, a three-week community discussion of On Being a Writer by Ann Kroeker and Charity Singleton Craig.
Working from home has its perks, but can also have its downside, like professional loneliness. Charity Singleton Craig—and Hemingway—have thoughts on that.
Would imposing constraints help or hinder your creativity? Charity Singleton Craig explores both sides of working inside and thinking outside the box.
Meet our new witty and warm Gold Partner, Laura Lynn Brown and learn a few secrets about writing inspiration and why you might want to be a partner too.
How does a writer tell the truth in her writing when it doesn’t line up perfectly with the facts? Charity Singleton Craig considers the writer’s delusion.
In this look at automation in creative work, Charity Singleton Craig ponders how being like a robot can help you become a better writer, and whether she should plan a career shift toward being personal assistant to a robot.
What costs are you bearing—from an uncontrolled, angry, demanding Internet? And what are you going to do about it?