Want to get involved in a writing group, or get more out of one you’re in? Charity Singleton Craig has ideas to help you start, join and make the most of a writing group.
Maureen Doallas interviews founder Jordan Ackerman about the comprehensive and engaging word-discovery tool found in WordSurge®.
What’s your favorite writing book? LW Lindquist says it’s time to re-read Rumors of Water and has 10 great quotes to tell you why.
Why read tragedy or comedy—or bother to write either one? Psychology and neurology suggest they can change our lives, make us more empathetic, and help us cope.
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.
How do you go about choosing point of view? Get the ins and outs of choosing first, second, or third, as well as omniscient or limited narrator.
Stuck on a word? There is hope for your writing project with the perfect dictionary to fit your precise need. Sara Barkat has 5 word tools for poets.
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.
Charity Singleton Craig sees self-editing like the touch-up work after painting a room. Come with a paint can for 4 self-editing tips.
In the conclusion of our series on the progression of a writing life, Charity Singleton Craig considers the role of strategy in mapping out your path.
In Part 3 of our series on the progression of a writing life, Charity Singleton Craig considers the handling the falls and rejection that happen along the way.
In Part 2 of our series on the progression of a writing life, Charity Singleton Craig considers the role of risk for writers—and snowboarders.
In a new four-part series, Charity Singleton Craig envisions a possible progression of the writing life through the lens of a snowboarder, beginning with the role of play.
Comprehensive course on producing nonfiction book proposals in the digital age, with hands-on critique and feedback from industry veteran Jane Friedman. Focus is not just on writing a book proposal that will sell the idea, but that will also sell the book when it finally makes its way to market.
What does it mean to have a well-rounded writing approach? It might require a dog, a cup of tea, and Poe’s “The Raven.”
Are you planning to attend a writing conference this Spring or Summer? Charity Singleton Craig has 5 tips to help you make the most of your next one.
Dena Dyer explores lessons she learned about how to become a better writer through her work in the theater.
What can children’s play teach you about how to be a writer? It can teach you how to pretend, which maybe a step in your writing journey.
Do you need to set limits in your writing life in order to focus on writing? Charity Singleton Craig sees the irony, and the need to focus.
Doors and passageways poetry prompts. Who will you be, what will you do, to get that door to your dreams open? Put it in a poem.