On "The Fabelmans" and "Armageddon Time" or Should You Prefer, the Birth of the Artist

Column by Ben Tanzer
At the center of these stories are young artists and the people who believe in them.

Grad School Residency Part III: I Learn That I Matter

Column by Karis Rogerson
After a third grad school residency, Karis Rogerson reflects on how the 10-day intensive reminded her of her value.

Storyville: Dissecting Body, Mind, and Soul

Column by Richard Thomas
Dissecting body, mind, and soul in our storytelling.

Dialog Journals and Writing Good Dialog

Column by Peter Derk
Start a dialog journal, fix up your dialog, write better characters, and basically rule the world.

A Walk Down Salinger Lane: The Legacy of an Author in a Small Town

Column by Leah Dearborn
Does the "code of the hills" in Cornish, New Hampshire still protect reclusive author J.D. Salinger in death?

Book vs. Film: "We Have Always Lived in the Castle"

Column by Christopher Shultz
Many think it's Shirley Jackson's masterpiece. Do the filmmakers fill those impossibly big shoes?

You’re A Writer, But Is MasterClass Right For You?

Column by Andrea J. Johnson
MasterClass offers numerous courses for aspiring writers. But are such classes worth the investment? This article seeks to address that concern and give you a brief overview of some of the sessions.

Maybe We Could Stop Deconstructing Books?

Column by Peter Derk
What if we stopped taking things apart and started building something new?

Ditch Your New Books and Reread An Old Favorite, Instead

Column by Jena Brown
Sometimes the best read is the one you know you’re going to love.

Some Kidlit Debuts To Keep An Eye Out For in 2023

Column by Karis Rogerson
A collection of 18 exciting kidlit debuts for 2023!