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10 Walt Whitman Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 10 Walt Whitman quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Leaves of Grass. In these quotes, Whitman covers life, death, contradictions, and more. Walt Whitman worked as a journalist, teacher, and government clerk; he ...

Becoming a Multigenre Writing Master

A children’s book writer, novelist, short story author, and screenwriter walk into a bar. It’s not a joke, it’s one writer’s day. This essay from our September 2019 issue shows how Simon Van Booy manages his workflow for multigenre ...

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Is there an easy fiction writing outline method?

There is a method that makes creative writing easier – well, at least tolerable. 1. Keep it fun. If it feels like torture, you’re not likely to stick with it. 2. Subdivide the effort into mini-goals, so that you can see and feel...

Do Writers Need to Go to College?

Do writers need to go to college to be writers? If so, should they major in English, communications, journalism, creative writing, or some other discipline? And if not, what kind of education should writers pursue? We dive into these questi...

Wait! 5 Novel Editing Questions to Ask Before Your Book Is Actually Done!

In this post, Kris Spisak shares 5 novel editing questions to ask before any next steps in the publishing process, including “does your story have a strong narrative drive,” “is your protagonist too passive,” and more. Storytelling ...

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Writing about sisters (tell me your experiences)

I have one sister, who is 4.5 years younger than me. (No brothers.) Our personalities are quite different and we don’t really look alike either, but we are very compatible and always have been. I am bolder, more willing to take chance...

Electric, Neon, Salsa-Dancing Energy, or Finding Your Writing Voice

In this humorous essay, composition and rhetoric professor Adam Brandner shares his take on finding your writing voice and a few exercises that helped him discover his own. HOW BURNT IS YOUR SIENNA?  My name is Adam Brandner. I am a teache...

The Veterans Writing Project

Founded by a veteran for veterans, a nonprofit (Veterans Writing Project) teaches writing as a way of making sense of the stories soldiers have to tell and coping with the trauma of war. This article originally appeared in the January/Febru...

10 Societies for Creatives

January 14, 2020, by Agnes 10 Societies for Creatives A new term is upon us and, along with the start of the new decade, it’s a great opportunity to try something new! Whether you’ve put your creative hobbies aside to focus on your degr...

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Hi! (Insert creative greeting…)

Hi, Aurora I’m one of the forum moderators and I want to welcome you to the forum.

 Certainly you don’t need to be apologetic about writing Fantasy. I’d say it’s probably the most popular genre here on the forum, an...

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