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The Ontario’s Government Plan for Students Will Ruin Campus Life

Premier Doug Ford’s latest cuts to post-secondary education are nothing new for students in Ontario but come with an unprecedented attack on student and campus life. With the bleak history of post-secondary education funding in mind, stud...

Digital Repository Limbo: How Can MFA Students Protect Their Work?

Many MFA programs require students to submit an electronic thesis into their library’s digital repository, where it’s available online. How can these students protect their work? Like many graduate students in creative writing, Carlee...

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Problem with characters job/motivation

I’ve hit a roadblock (heh) in my writing. I have a character who is a rookie FBI agent helping investigate some mysterious deaths that have taken place across two states. Her partner is the lead agent, she’s still learning the r...

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Marketing for self publishers.

I have had good success with facebook advertising. That said, I am not breaking even, but I am still having sales that are quite respectable for a self-publisher, and sales generates a critical mass of readers who don’t know you, but ...

Crowdfunding a Novel: Fantastic and Frustrating

Interested in crowdfunding a novel? Susan K. Hamilton, who has crowdfunded two novels, shares the joys and frustrations authors can expect when publishing via this 21st century route. In the “good old days” getting published was a labor...

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Choosing a main character?

Hi, I’m a novice and could use some good advice.My book is in the very early stages and I just wanted some opinions on which character would serve better as the main? Originally, EMMA was the focus with KATE just appearing in one sect...

A Writer’s Job Is to Persevere: Not Stopping at 96

Eugenia Lovett West, who’s still actively writing and publishing at age 96, takes perseverance to the next level. What is it like to be writing and publishing at age 96? This is my story, and I hope it will give encouragement to writers o...

Using Literary Techniques in Narrative Journalism

“There is no more fiction or nonfiction, only narrative.”—E. L. Doctorow Jon Franklin’s “Mrs. Kelly’s Monster” An inventive and enterprising writer, Jon Franklin won the inaugural Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for his arti...

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January 2019 Short Story Contest

He Wants to Dance on My Grave (3,021 words) It was a nice bar, in midtown Manhattan. Brass fixtures gleamed. Beer taps swan-necked over a varnished counter, oaken. The bartender, an old-school man with slicked-back hair as white as dove fea...

Tips for Writing About Controversial Topics in Fiction

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling novelist Bryan Gruley offers his best tips for writing about controversial topics—social, political and otherwise—in your fiction. A few months ago, my friend Helene Cooper of The New Yo...

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