Giving Yourself Permission to Break: Writing Through Depression

Column by Karis Rogerson
A look at what it's like to be a writer with depression, and giving yourself permission to not be okay.

5 Reasons to Study Creative Writing in School

Column by Karis Rogerson March 22, 2018
There are a slew of reasons to study creative writing in college, if you have the opportunity and chance. Here are just a few.

Buy Your Villain a Birthday Present: 5 More Development Exercises

Column by Leah Dearborn August 11, 2016
Here are a few more prompts to get the mind juices going as you sit down and get to know your characters:

The Self-Taught MFA: Novel Idea or Fairy Tale, Part 2

Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard October 9, 2014
You mean I could do an MFA, my very own way? Ya don't say...

The Self-Taught MFA: Novel Idea or Fairy Tale?

Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard September 19, 2014
MFA programs are like Club Med for writers. Everything's included: Great locales! Interesting People! Loads of alcohol! (And plenty of reasons to drink it.) But what about the road less traveled?