Column by BH Shepherd November 19, 2013 (9) comments
How writing can help those who suffer from psychosis.
Column by Christopher Shultz November 15, 2013 (20) comments
Music can be a wonderful assistant while you create, if you select your tunes wisely. I have a few suggestions to help you choose.
News by Dean Fetzer
A new novel by Matthew Quick, author of ‘The Silver Linings Playbook’, deals with the subject of teenage depression and the power writing can have for teens.
Column by Leah Dearborn
NaNoWriMo can be a hectic time, even if you're not trying to juggle writing with a job, family, going to the gym, and occasionally breathing.
Column by Elissa Wald October 9, 2013 (5) comments
A list of ten tips for writing Erotic Fiction, by the author of 'The Secret Lives of Married Women.'
Column by Robbie Blair September 19, 2013 (4) comments
I discuss my own struggle with depression and how writing has helped me survive it.
Column by Brandon Tietz September 13, 2013 (11) comments
Our list of things you shouldn't say to authors extends in this second installment.
Column by Ben Umstead September 10, 2013 (6) comments
A personal look at the uphill battle of writing, and the often tumultuous relationship we can have with words.
Column by Brandon Tietz July 30, 2013 (19) comments
Five faux pas you should avoid while speaking with an author. Hey, we don't walk into where you work and say your job looks easy.
Column by Erin Reel June 10, 2013 (2) comments
Ten questions emerging writers frequently ask but shouldn't. Important questions writers aren't asking but should.
Column by Phil Jourdan April 25, 2013 (13) comments
Tired of bland, unhelpful advice about creating effective writing habits? Here's how one guy tripled his daily word count.
Column by Phil Jourdan April 18, 2013 (7) comments
Never giving up in the writing game — REALLY never giving up — is an insane thing to do. Here's why you should try being insane.
Column by Rob W. Hart April 5, 2013 (124) comments
There are certain storytelling clichés writers go back to again and again. And they shouldn't. Because they are terrible, and they need to be destroyed.
Column by Robbie Blair March 20, 2013 (11) comments
How can we keep ourselves writing each day? How can we make sure that the time we've set aside to write remains sacred? Here are a few strategies I've developed over the years.
Column by Erik Wecks March 13, 2013 (4) comments
Becoming a writer is more about finding your own way than following the right plan.
News by Rob W. Hart March 12, 2013 (24) comments
Erotica writer EL James will publish a guide offering advice to writers. This is not an Onion story.
Essay by Craig Clevenger March 7, 2013 (8) comments
Column by BH Shepherd February 26, 2013 (2) comments
There is only one question that truly matters. What is it, and how do you answer it?
Column by Robbie Blair February 15, 2013 (3) comments
These six strategies will help you shift the focus of your work so you can learn to fall in love with writing again.
Column by Robbie Blair February 8, 2013 (6) comments
Why does disconnecting from the web feel like logging out of our own brains? And how can we get ourselves to log off so we can more effectively write on?
Column by Rob W. Hart February 8, 2013 (44) comments
Lena Dunham, the 26-year-old writer and star of HBO's 'Girls', invites quite a bit of derision on the internet. Maybe because other writers are mostly just jealous of her success?
Interview by Erin Reel January 21, 2013 (5) comments
Portland-based author and psychotherapist Philip Kenney sheds light on why some writers may experience degrees of mental illness and what they can do about it.
Column by Robbie Blair January 16, 2013 (7) comments
A brief look at the neuroscience and psychology of writer's block, along with seven strategies for how you can outsmart this adversary of writers around the world.
Podcast by Joshua Chaplinsky January 10, 2013 (6) comments