Of the many excellent books on the art and craft of writing, here are seven to inspire you.
Thinking about applying to a writer’s residency or retreat? Here’s what you may gain from attending one.
I encourage you to keep writing, for your writing may actually be a remedy for the sorrow, fear, confusion, empty-headedness, and aching hearts — yours and others’.
Stuck in a writing rut? Heed these words of wisdom from famous authors.
The funny thing is, even during this busy (and productive!) avoidance stage, the writing process is often in motion, like an app working in the background of a smartphone.
What “Show, Don’t Tell” really means: how to write fiction or memoir that keeps your reader engaged.
LAEWG members reflect on the source of some of the influences and insight that made a lasting impression on their professional lives.
Thousands of writers will sit down at their computers with the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel in the span of a single month.
A recent ad for the Kindle Paperwhite, which allows reading even in bright sunlight, touts that the device will hold up to 1,100 books. That sounds like a lot, but for serious readers, a library of 1,100 books is not so large. Book lovers find it really easy to accumulate books—usually they find it hard…
My drug of choice in college was Vitamin B-1. An allegedly healthy version of speed, it not only kept me up all night so I could meet an English Lit deadline—it kept me way up: enthused, imaginative, eloquent, ultra-brilliant. Or so I thought. One night, through my B-1 eyes, my Daniel Defoe essay became downright…