Dear Emily Dickinson

Column by Stephanie M. Wytovich, MFA, January 21, 2022
A haunting open letter to the influential American poet.

The Pros and Cons of Writing Exercises

Column by Joshua Isard
January 20, 2022
What are the best ways for a fiction writer to use writing exercises to their advantage?

What I Do and Don't Think I'll Get Out of My MFA in Writing

Column by Karis Rogerson
January 19, 2022
Writer Karis Rogerson is pursuing a long-held dream of getting an MFA. Here, she shares some of what she does and doesn't expect to gain from the program.

What the Stoics Can Teach Us About Writing

January 18, 2022
Lessons learnt from the Stoics that will help improve your writing.

2022 Horror You Do Not Want to Miss

Column by Sadie Hartmann
January 17, 2022
Not surprisingly, it's another banger year for horror. Here are some titles you don't want to miss!

Storyville: What Makes Your Stories Uniquely You?

Column by Richard Thomas
January 14, 2022
Tap into the formative experiences that made you and apply them to your fiction.

Exciting YA Releases for the First Half of 2022

Column by Karis Rogerson
January 13, 2022
YA obsessee Karis Rogerson shares 12 books coming out in the first half of 2022 that she can't wait to get her grabby hands on.

Debunking The Bad Science of Books and Reading

Column by Peter Derk
January 12, 2022
Do books really make you a better, more empathetic, healthier person?

2022: Write A New Beginning for This Story

Column by Sadie Hartmann
January 11, 2022
A new year is a blank slate. The story of 2022 has yet to be written. I asked readers and writers to tell me how they want to frame this fresh start.

Stephen King’s 10 Most Underrated Novels From a Guy Who's Read Them All

Column by Jay Wilburn
January 10, 2022
Stephen King has written a lot of novels over the past half century. You may have opinions about his best or his worst books. But what about his most underrated? The hidden treasures?

Revolutionize Your Writer’s Resolutions With Habits That’ll Manifest Your Best Life

Column by Andrea J. Johnson
January 7, 2022
Through a brief review of James Clear's "Four Laws of Habit Formation," this article shows writers how to become more efficient and consistent at hitting the targets they set for themselves.