The devil is in the details: thoughts and pointers for keeping your writing TMI-free.
LAEWG members reflect on the source of some of the influences and insight that made a lasting impression on their professional lives.
With so many demands on our time and energy, how can we successfully engage with our creative work so that we don’t squander our “one wild and precious life”?
If we want to hone our craft, we need to expose ourselves to the work of excellent writers.
Every nonfiction book should have a villain and hero. Does yours have one?
Email and phone interviews are convenient, but you’ll learn infinitely more by sitting down with someone in real time.
You probably have heard that sitting is the new smoking. Doesn’t sound good for those of us who make a living hunched in front of our computers all day, but here’s what you can do about it.
Learn why it’s important to home in on your book’s core subject.
Writing is hard work, and no one knows this better than the people who do it faithfully, passionately, relentlessly, day after day. So how do they do it?
When you fill a blank page with your first sentence it can feel like a minor miracle. From nothing: something. From too many ideas about how to begin your essay, novel, nonfiction book, you home in on one and make your initial authorial decision. You may change that first sentence dozens of times, but by…