Column by Nathan Scalia July 25, 2013 (4) comments
You might consider yourself intelligent, perhaps even enlightened, but nobody can know everything. How can you write characters that know more than you do?
News by Christopher Shultz April 24, 2013 (1) comments
Chad Leslie Peters wants to write what he knows, and he needs a little help to do it...
News by Christopher Shultz April 1, 2013 (3) comments
We know the literary legends surrounding The Bard. Now researchers at a Wales University offer a glimpse of the man behind the myth.
News by Dean Fetzer February 26, 2013 (1) comments
Aaron Swartz’s death last month highlighted the issue of academic research being locked away from public view — now the White House has taken the first steps to change things.
Column by Bree Ogden
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent I’ll explore and dissect three of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder
Column by Stephanie Bonjack September 4, 2012 (2) comments
Archives are the home of literary treasures waiting to be discovered. Try out a new type of research with this archival primer.
News by Kimberly Turner August 31, 2012 (6) comments
New research shows that using backlit eReaders such as the Nook, Kindle Fire, and iPad before bed can suppress melatonin and lead to sleepless nights.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack July 26, 2012 (1) comments
Great online resources can be hard to find! Make use of library research guides to simplify your work.
Column by Richard Thomas July 20, 2012 (10) comments
In this column, we talk about some of the ways you can promote your writing, for little or no money.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack June 7, 2012 (2) comments
Not everything is ephemeral. Track books, articles, videos and more with software designed to do just that.
News by Kimberly Turner June 1, 2012 (6) comments
A study from Dartmouth mathematicians claims classic literature has less influence than ever before, but is it true?
Column by Stephanie Bonjack May 15, 2012 (3) comments
Go beyond the Google search box with this introduction to library resources.
Column by Richard Thomas April 17, 2012 (9) comments
Here are some tips on how to reveal character through showing, not telling.
Column by Ed Sikov
A guide to the responsibilities of biographical writing and how to get around them.
Column by Rob W. Hart February 16, 2012 (4) comments
The internet is a great resource--but it's not the best one. To really understand how the world works, you have to get out there and experience it for yourself. That's what produces good writing.