Column by Kimberly Turner December 26, 2012 (7) 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 (3) 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 (17) 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.
Column by Rob W. Hart July 18, 2012 (17) comments
Martin Amis moved to Brooklyn, leading The Economist to cream itself and declare Brooklyn the new frontier of literature. Besides being a few years behind the curve, does where you live even matter?
Column by Keith Rawson July 10, 2012 (23) comments
A Bachelors, an MBA....Pfffft, who needs it? Why not just try living and writing instead?
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?
News by Dave Reuss May 30, 2012 (6) comments
A look at analyzing common themes shared by best-selling novels.
Column by Rob W. Hart May 14, 2012 (16) comments
Show us you writing environment. Let's discuss them. What do you need to thrive? What distracts you? How have you customized yours? Sharing is caring!
News by Rob W. Hart May 3, 2012 (15) comments
We know 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is a very poorly-written book. But is it also dangerous? One member of the BDSM community thinks so. And it raises some interesting questions about truth in fiction.
News by Rob W. Hart April 20, 2012 (9) comments
A new website lets writers send rejections to themselves, to prepare for the inevitable sting. Valuable tool--or dumb piece of writing-related kitsch? Help us decide!
News by Rob W. Hart April 13, 2012 (1) comments
A blind writer in England wrote 26 pages with a pen that had run out of ink--and the local police helped her uncover the text.
Column by Brandon Tietz April 5, 2012 (11) comments
How do you go from having nothing but a keyboard and passion for the written word to cashing royalty checks? Here's a three-step breakdown.
News by Rob W. Hart March 6, 2012 (12) comments
Want to get those creative juices flowing? A new study suggests that you should pack up your laptop and head over to Starbucks, where the ambient noise can inspire creativity.
News by Rob W. Hart February 14, 2012 (6) comments
The advance reading copy of Sergio De La Pava's new novel has the single best author bio ever--a jab at all the people who consider Brooklyn to be the new Literary Mecca.
Column by Jon Gingerich February 9, 2012 (10) comments
An understanding of how the human mind operates proves that a temporary lack of creative ideas is not the result of “writer's block,” but the result of something else entirely.
Column by Ed Sikov February 9, 2012 (9) comments
A humorous look at every writer's worst nightmare: writer's block.
Column by Joe Daly February 6, 2012 (1) comments
From his visionary and innovative online community, hitRECord, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is changing the way we look at the Internet from "Hey, look at me," to "Hey, let's do this."
News by Rob W. Hart January 23, 2012 (3) comments
Writer's Digest just announced its 81st Annual Writing Competition and the grand prize is pretty sweet: A pile of cash, a trip to New York City and attention from some agents and editors!