Column by Phil Jourdan April 25, 2013 (12) 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 (110) 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 Rob D. Young 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 (5) 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 Rob D. Young 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 Rob D. Young 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 Rob D. Young 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 (5) comments
Column by Ed Sikov January 3, 2013 (20) comments
10 Songs about Writing, from the Beatles and the Monotones to Johnny Flynn and Elvis Costello.
Column by Kimberly Turner December 26, 2012 (5) comments
Year-long resolutions are for suckers. It takes less than a month to set yourself on the right track. Here's how to make January 2013 your best writing month ever.
Podcast by Joshua Chaplinsky
News by Christopher Shultz October 19, 2012 (2) comments
Need less lengthy options for your prose? Thsrs has you covered.
Column by Erin Reel October 18, 2012 (15) comments
What literary works create a strong foundation for a writer? LitReactor instructors and esteemed literary figures Lidia Yuknavitch, Ed Sikov, Holiday Reinhorn, Suzy Vitello and Bree Ogden share.
Column by Rob W. Hart August 21, 2012 (9) comments
With the advent of social media and blogging, can reclusive authors like JD Salinger, Thomas Pynchon, and Harper Lee still thrive? (Probably not).
Column by Kimberly Turner August 2, 2012 (4) comments
Strap in. It’s time for 'Mind Games II: Electric Boogaloo,' with more mental shenanigans, more productivity tips, and more shark sex references than ever before.
Column by Rob W. Hart July 31, 2012 (6) comments
Artists, musicians and writers are turning to Kickstarter to crowdfund the creation of their projects. Does it work?
News by Dave Reuss July 27, 2012 (5) comments
We all read them as kids— now it's time to write your own.
Column by Kimberly Turner July 19, 2012 (16) comments
Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes the reason is that your brain hates your guts. That's just science. Help get cognitive biases and mental tomfoolery under control with these handy tips.