5 Reasons A Good Writing Group Can Save You

Column by Kelly Thompson November 7, 2013
What can a good writing group do for you? Almost everything.

Thickening Skin: 6 Tips for Taking Criticism

Column by Robbie Blair September 4, 2013
Tips for how to take criticism—including both constructive feedback and more volatile attacks on your work.

The 7 Cardinal Virtues of Successful Writers

Column by Robbie Blair June 19, 2013
This essay looks at seven cardinal virtues for writers, exploring the key strengths that help writers grow and succeed.

8 Signs It's Time to Scrap Your Writing Project

Column by Robbie Blair November 21, 2012
8 warning signs that you may want to throw your latest manuscript under the lawnmower.

Storyville: The Horror of Editing and Revision

Column by Richard Thomas August 29, 2012
It's been said that the difference between a good writer and a great writer is editing. So let's hop to it.
Science Reveals Unseen Passages And Early Versions Of Classics

Science Reveals Unseen Passages And Early Versions Of Classics

News by Kimberly Turner August 8, 2012
A new technology lets us see past the scribbles and cross-outs to determine how prose is shaped and reshaped. Charles Dickens is the first to have his revisions revealed, but he won't be the last.