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49 Writers

  • New Digs for the Blog
    It’s been almost nine years to the day since Deb Vanasse posted the very first post on this blog. 49 Writers was not yet a nonprofit organization back then, we had not started offering classes and events, and the blog still had its original name—…
    - 27 Sep 16, 4:28pm -
  • Roundup for Literary Alaska

    Roundup for Literary Alaska

    Have news, events, or opportunities you'd like to see listed here? Email details to info (at) 49writers.org. Spread the word. Your message must be received by close of business the Wednesday before the roundup is scheduled to run at the latest. Unl…
    - 23 Sep 16, 3:32pm -
  • Spotlight on Alaska Books | Lizbeth Meredith: Pieces of Me

    Spotlight on Alaska Books | Lizbeth Meredith: Pieces of Me

    Prologue:AFTERMATH2016Sometimes I’m asked if I feel lucky. Usually, it’s after I’ve given a presentation about domestic violence or the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, and in the context of “Aren’t you glad all the bad stuff happene…
    - 22 Sep 16, 10:00am -
  • Guest Blogger Mary Catharine Martin | What Makes a Fascinating — or Endearing — Character?

    Guest Blogger Mary Catharine Martin | What Makes a Fascinating — or Endearing — Character?

    I recently finished Tales of Burning Love, by Louise Erdrich. The book centers around a man named Jack Mauser, the women who love or have loved him, and their families. Jack is a womanizer—a woman-lover, one might say, as he approaches all his enco…
    - 21 Sep 16, 1:20pm -
  • Kathi Diamant | Dispatch from Berlin: You’ve Got To Be There

    Kathi Diamant | Dispatch from Berlin: You’ve Got To Be There

    Kathia Diamant is visiting Anchorage Sept. 24 - 28, 2016 through an author exchange program sponsored by Adventures by the Book. In partnership with the Alaska Writers Guild, 49 Writers is featuring these visiting authors in workshops at the AWG co…
    - 20 Sep 16, 2:13pm -
  • Bree Kessler | The Perfect Pitch is All in Your Head

    Bree Kessler | The Perfect Pitch is All in Your Head

    Last week I ran into a woman who, earlier this year during my very short stint as the editor of the Edible Alaska website, successfully pitched me an article. I shared with this woman, an objectively superior writer and MFA graduate, that her publish…
    - 19 Sep 16, 2:00pm -
  • 49 Writers | Roundup for Literary Alaska

    49 Writers | Roundup for Literary Alaska

    Have news, events, or opportunities you'd like to see listed here? Email details to info (at) 49writers.org. Spread the word. Your message must be received by close of business the Wednesday before the roundup is scheduled to run at the latest. Unl…
    - 16 Sep 16, 11:00am -
  • Guest Blogger Mary Catharine Martin | Giant cockroaches will destroy us (or: a few stories about failure and encouragement)

    Guest Blogger Mary Catharine Martin | Giant cockroaches will destroy us (or: a few stories about failure and encouragement)

    When I was in third grade, I wrote a short story about a young girl and her family fleeing Earth because giant, intelligent cockroaches were taking over the world. Our class sat on the rug around our teacher, Mrs. Braaten, as she read the first page…
    - 15 Sep 16, 12:57pm -
  • Kitty Morse | From Casablanca to Anchorage

    Kitty Morse | From Casablanca to Anchorage

    Kitty Morse is visiting Anchorage Sept. 24 - 28, 2016 through an author exchange program sponsored by Adventures by the Book. In partnership with the Alaska Writers Guild, 49 Writers is featuring these visiting authors in workshops at the AWG confe…
    - 13 Sep 16, 1:13pm -
  • Marivi Soliven ​| Blending the Other into Dialogue

    Marivi Soliven ​| Blending the Other into Dialogue

    Marivi Soliven is visiting Anchorage Sept. 24 - 28 through an author exchange program sponsored by Adventures by the Book. In partnership with the Alaska Writers Guild, 49 Writers is featuring these visiting authors in workshops at the AWG conferen…
    - 13 Sep 16, 1:10pm -

Bang2Write

  • Top 10 Myths About Instagram For Business

    Top 10 Myths About Instagram For Business

    I’ve written a fair amount about social media on this blog, especially Twitter and Facebook. This is because these are the platforms on which writers hang out the most. No-brainer! That said, in the last eighteen months or so, in comparison to man…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:30am -
  • Why PADDINGTON 2 Is The Best-Written Family Sequel, Ever

    Why PADDINGTON 2 Is The Best-Written Family Sequel, Ever

    Over the Christmas break (which seems like a MILLION years ago now! Waaah!) you may have seen Paddington 2 – or like me, you may have ended up seeing it TWICE! But unusually, I had no issues watching it a second time because it was so damn good —…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 3:05am -
  • 25 Mistakes That Send Your Screenplay To The Trash

    25 Mistakes That Send Your Screenplay To The Trash

    Another week in writing land … and another week closer to my next course! I’ll be teaching Breaking Into Script Reading for the FOURTH year at Ealing Studios soon (Feb 3-4th, 2018), in conjunction with LondonSWF. I love teaching this course, whic…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 3:15am -
  • 8 Great Dialogue Tips That Will Rock Your Screenplay

    8 Great Dialogue Tips That Will Rock Your Screenplay

    Great dialogue is about one-fifth of a powerful screenplay, but it will probably be one of the most influential parts in catching the attention of the reader (and thus your potential audience!). So whilst you don’t want your dialogue to take over,…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 2:38am -
  • The 2 Sentences Your Characters Should NEVER Say

    The 2 Sentences Your Characters Should NEVER Say

    Just a quick one today to remind you there’s no RIGHT way to write your spec screenplay or novel, but there *are* plenty of WRONG ways. In fact, there’s so many mini-pitfalls, pet peeves and writing mistakes out there, they soon add up to form a…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 2:41am -
  • It’s Here! Insider Tips For Writers On Youtube

    It’s Here! Insider Tips For Writers On Youtube

    B2W Launches on Youtube! So, hopefully by now you’ve heard that B2W now has its own Youtube Channel! I’ll be talking writing v, submissions, genre, visuals, novel writing, characters, structure/plotting, scene description, dialogue and much much…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 9:36am -
  • 21 Top Tips To Get More Creative

    21 Top Tips To Get More Creative

    One of the most searched-for terms that lead writers to this blog is ‘get more creative’. When writers discuss creativity, we nearly always focus on stuff like writing exercises and prompts – but creativity is a STATE OF MIND. We need to change…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Jan 18, 4:19pm -
  • 20 Things That Will Make You A Better Writer In 2018

    20 Things That Will Make You A Better Writer In 2018

    So, it’s a new year … and no doubt you’re limbering up for some serious writing and smashing of your goals. Why not chew on some of these for size? HAPPY NEW YEAR! 1) Read Screenplays I’ve been working with screenwriters fifteen years now, ye…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Dec 17, 4:10am -
  • Merry Christmas from B2W!

    Merry Christmas from B2W!

    Bang2write will be back in the new year In the meantime, feel free to get your scriptchat on over on the Bang2writers FB group! JOIN HERE. If you’re looking for writing help and free PDF resources to download, CLICK HERE. If you’d like to give ME…
    - 30 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 11:21am -
  • How To Boost Your Writing Confidence To New Levels

    How To Boost Your Writing Confidence To New Levels

    Being a writer might be challenging, as creative people very often worry their work is not good enough. Lacking confidence can be immobilising and may influence the quality of your writing, too. Eek! But calm down and check out these simple ideas and…
    - 32 days ago, 20 Dec 17, 4:25am -

npr: Author Interviews

Poets & Writers

  • The Alienist
    The Alienist [OFFICIAL TRAILER] | TNT The Alienist (Random House, 1994), Caleb Carr’s historical suspense novel, has been adapted into a television series. The series stars Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, and Dakota Fan…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Jillian Medoff

    Jillian Medoff

    Printable VersionLog in to SendLog in to SavePinterest“I write from rage. White-hot. Electrified. Deadly. You? People are shocked when I tell them. But you’re so… So what? Even-tempered? Motherly? Professional? I am, I am, but beneath th…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • Fred Moten
    The Poetry Center — Fred Moten Fred Moten reads from his poetry collection The Service Porch (Letter Machine Editions, 2016) at an event cosponsored by San Francisco State University’s Poetry Center and the Green…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Elizabeth Strout
    The Truth | Elizabeth Strout | A Word on Words | NPT “The whole engine to my writing is always to try and understand what it feels like to be another person…” Elizabeth Strout, author of Anything Is Possible (R…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Teen Writers Find Their Creative Voices

    Teen Writers Find Their Creative Voices

    FictionChristine Adler is the president of the Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA) and former editor of Inkwell. Her articles, essays, poems, and book reviews have appeared in various print and online publications throughout the Northeastern…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • Daniel Borzutzky
    Daniel Borzutzky reads from The Performance of Becoming Human, 2016 NBAs Finalists Reading Daniel Borzutzky, who won the 2016 National Book Award in poetry for The Performance of Becoming Human (Brooklyn Arts Press,…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Patrick Melrose
    Patrick Melrose (2018) | Official Trailer | Benedict Cumberbatch SHOWTIME Series Edward St. Aubyn’s Patrick Melrose novels, which were published between 1992 and 2011 by Picador and follow the saga of a dysfunction…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Margaret Rhee

    Margaret Rhee

    Printable VersionLog in to SendLog in to SavePinterest“Most times, writing a poem does not require research. Drawing from personal experiences, observations, and emotions, a poem can hold the everyday. Yet, at other times, I’ve learned tha…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • Colson Whitehead on Rejections
    Colson Whitehead Interview: I Have to Know the Destination “I became a writer once I realized no one liked my stuff. I just had no choice but to keep going and start a new novel.” In an interview for Louisiana C…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Chloe Benjamin
    Meet the Author: Chloe Benjamin (THE IMMORTALISTS) “Empathy, organization, and good cursive.” Chloe Benjamin, author of The Immortalists (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018), talks about the useful skills she learned fro…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 8:00am -

Subterfuge Magazine

  • How To Buy a New Car in 5 Days

    How To Buy a New Car in 5 Days

    I was told it couldn’t be done, but I proved the naysayers wrong—in the span of five days, I went from having a dead car to a new car at a great price and a great interest rate. Here’s how...
    - 3 Dec 13, 11:10pm -
  • The Kingdom of Secaucus
    On my way home from the city, I took the wrong train. By accident, though I am the kind of person who would exchange the tree canopies and scraggy power-plant exhaust chimneys for the beach and acres of fresh wood,...
    - 2 Dec 13, 10:45pm -
  • Raised on… totally platonic Sesame Street

    Raised on… totally platonic Sesame Street

    As of Monday evening, 9,186 people want Sesame Street to let Bert & Ernie finally say I Do. Needless to say, any time you put ‘gay’ and ‘kids’ anywhere near each other people start freaking out. This necessarily brings to...
    - 30 Nov 13, 10:20pm -
  • Meet StarFire
    Learning and loving is what I’m all about.  I’m always on the look-out for new information, creating stories in my head for strangers who pass by me on the journey to their day’s destinations.  As with any person, my life...
    - 29 Nov 13, 10:05pm -
  • Paganism — Not What You Heard

    Paganism — Not What You Heard

      Paganism is often depicted as evil and Satanic, despite the prevalence of peace and equality throughout the majority of Pagan religions. (A giant programming note: pagan religions are generally very peaceful. That’s not to say that there aren’…
    - 28 Nov 13, 9:59pm -
  • Subjectivity
    [this post ran on June 2, 2011, but it's still a great excuse for why I couldn't write -- or post -- anything for today.] So this morning, I put the finishing touches on a personal essay. I thought it...
    - 27 Nov 13, 9:49pm -
  • The unromantic men of TiMER – TiMER Part 2
    To recap, “TiMER” is a near-future science fiction rom-com, in which a device has the ability to tell you when, to the day, you will meet your One True Love. There is an unsettling aspect of this movie that I’d...
    - 26 Nov 13, 9:28pm -
  • Bitter/ August 2011
    This is why people drink, isn’t it? I feel sick. I feel tired. I feel vile. I had a dream this morning and you were there; we were kissing, and I could hardly breathe because even that was too much...
    - 25 Nov 13, 9:15pm -
  • The 99 Percent
    “America has been in the grip of accelerating inequality for decades. Politicians have been supporting policies that benefit the few at the expense of everyone else. No matter what you call it – trickle down economics, free market fundamentalism,…
    - 24 Nov 13, 8:51pm -
  • You Make Me a Worse Person
    I hated her bullying behavior, her ignorance, her racism, her meanness. I just couldn't deal with all of this bullshit. I didn't like who I was turning into. How could I get rid of Cokie?
    - 23 Nov 13, 8:46pm -

The New Yorker: Fiction & Poetry

  • J. T. Barbarese: “The Night He Picked Up Wallace Stevens.”
    in his cab, the stars were out and danced on the windshield, Stevens wrote, in his poem about my father. They danced like skaters on the slick glass and in their reel and tinselling, he saw the whole of life as a taxi ride through…
    - 14 Jul 14, 12:00am -
  • Greg Jackson: “Wagner in the Desert.”
    First we did molly, lay on the thick carpet touching it, ourselves, one another. We did edibles, bathed dumbly in the sun, took naps on suède couches. Later, we did blow off the keys to ecologically responsible cars. We powdered glass tables and bat…
    - 14 Jul 14, 12:00am -
  • Sue Song: “Heart.”
    When removed, I know you will be more mahogany than vermillion. The mass of you less than one pound— fisted fibre of muscle, language of tremor under the breastbone quieted. Sorry for blaming you. Too many nights I…
    - 14 Jul 14, 12:00am -
  • Allegra Goodman: “Apple Cake.”
    Her sisters flinched because she was the youngest, but she looked so old. Jeanne was just seventy-four, and no one had ever thought . . . They didn’t speak of it. They would not allow themselves, but Helen was eighty, Sylvia seventy-eight. They’d…
    - 30 Jun 14, 12:00am -
  • Michael Robbins: “Country Music.”
    God bless the midnight bus depot, the busted guitar case. God bless diazepam, its dilatory grace. God keep Carl Perkins warm and Jesus Christ erase my name from all the files in the county’s database. The dog that…
    - 30 Jun 14, 12:00am -
  • Joshua Rivkin: “Lifeguard.”
    My father is modest. He didn’t save hundreds from drowning. Just a few dozen. Gathered from the swell, the riptide, rough, rough waves he carried them ashore. Half-lit, he tells it again. The storm against sky, the lifeguard wit…
    - 30 Jun 14, 12:00am -
  • Jean Gallagher: “To Noah, from Wife.”
    Of course I was the one who drowned the old world. I’d wanted it emptied-slash- filled by an element essential to life but, whoa, fatal in large quantity. I’d wanted less, concentrated. But here was the math of it: 2 + idea = the 1…
    - 23 Jun 14, 12:00am -
  • Timothy Donnelly: “Malamute.”
    When I was a dog I pulled the sled with the other dogs and to the crest of my ability, for never was I a snob about it moreover never lazy, day into night through the cold pine forest we were bred to and for which I came to feel . . . (Su…
    - 23 Jun 14, 12:00am -
  • Rebecca Curtis: “The Pink House.”
    8220;But it’s tawdry,” the woman said. “Petty. I still can’t figure out what happened. . . .” She was tall, pale, and had dark hair and a heart-shaped face. She looked to be in her early thirties. “I made a series of mistakes . . .…
    - 23 Jun 14, 12:00am -
  • David Remnick: Postscript: Charles Barsotti.
    Charles Barsotti, who died last week at the age of eighty, started publishing cartoons in The New Yorker at the height of the war in Vietnam. He was such an ardent opponent of that war that he ran for Congress in Kansas on the issue. And while he los…
    - 23 Jun 14, 12:00am -
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The One-Minute Writer

  • Thursday's Photo

    Thursday's Photo

    And then one morning you woke up and noticed a strange thing happened when you hit the esc. key on your keyboard...
    - 1 Sep 16, 1:00am -
  • One Word Wednesday
    A stream-of-consciousness.  Just write. Go where the word takes you.Today's Prompt:Explosion
    - 31 Aug 16, 1:00am -
  • Tueday's Thoughts
    If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?Why?
    - 30 Aug 16, 1:00am -
  • Monday's Moments
    Everybody has a "Most Embarrassing Moment" story.What's yours?
    - 29 Aug 16, 1:00am -
  • Sunday Update
    TOMW's August 2016 FICTION Contest.If you have a story to tell, and you can do it between 1,500-3,000 words, send it to me for our August FICTION Contest.carlahurstchandler(at)gmail(dot) com.The Last Day for Submission is August 31, 2016The Winning S…
    - 28 Aug 16, 1:00am -
  • Six Word Saturday
    Describe your life or current situation using exactly six words.
    - 27 Aug 16, 1:00am -
  • Free Form Friday
    Please note that the one minute timer does not apply on FFF. Write whatever you like, but it must be written in the form of a want ad.WANTED:
    - 26 Aug 16, 1:00am -
  • Thursday's Photo

    Thursday's Photo

    Tell me the story...or simply Caption This:
    - 25 Aug 16, 1:00am -
  • One Word Wednesday
    A stream-of-consciousness.  Just write. Go where the word takes you.Today's Prompt:Dangerous
    - 24 Aug 16, 1:00am -
  • Tuesday's Thoughts
    Imagine you could be anyone else for 24 hours. Who would it be? Tell me about your day as that person.
    - 23 Aug 16, 1:00am -

The Paris Review

  • Staff Picks: Vengeance, Evil, and Grace

    Staff Picks: Vengeance, Evil, and Grace

      As often happens when watching a perfect movie, by the time the first shot bloomed across the screen, I nearly forgot I had a body. I would have forgotten entirely except that Phantom Thread made my heart pound and my palms sweat. Friends, this is…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Falling in Love with an Empty Man: The Work of José Leonilson

    Falling in Love with an Empty Man: The Work of José Leonilson

      In general, I do not want to meet the artists I fall in love with. I’m keen to preserve the relationship between the art and myself. But that changed when I saw José Leonilson’s work in person for the first time, in the exhibition “Empty M…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • Cooking from Sixteenth-Century Fairy Tales

    Cooking from Sixteenth-Century Fairy Tales

    In Valerie Stivers’s Eat Your Words series, she cooks up recipes drawn from the works of various writers.    The first and most deliciously weird collection of European fairy tales comes not from the Brothers Grimm but from Giambattista Basile…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • The Academic’s Guide to Academese

    The Academic’s Guide to Academese

      The following definitions are culled from a critical glossary written by a group of Princeton graduate students and faculty. The glossary defines fifty-eight terms common to academic life, in a style intended “to prick both egos and conscience…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Finding Science Fiction and Fantasy for Female Readers

    Finding Science Fiction and Fantasy for Female Readers

    “Why don’t you write anything fun? You know, like about an alternate universe or time travel or something?” That’s my twelve-year-old daughter, an obsessive reader who plows through four or five books a week, disappointed that her novelist mo…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • Writing Fiction in the Shadow of Jerusalem

    Writing Fiction in the Shadow of Jerusalem

      I started writing fiction while a cloud of death and mourning hung heavy over Jerusalem. To be clear: death and mourning are always hovering in the air over Jerusalem. It is not a joyful city. But in this period, beginning in early fall of 2015,…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Two Thousand Pieces of Subway Ephemera

    Two Thousand Pieces of Subway Ephemera

      In 2011, the Brooklyn-based photographer Brian Kelley began collecting old MetroCards, a project that soon transformed into a zealous obsession. After scouring all of the city’s 472 stations, he widened his scope to include maps, pins, tok…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Don’t You Weep: The Bruce Springsteen Cure for Despair

    Don’t You Weep: The Bruce Springsteen Cure for Despair

      One year down, three to go. Season one of the Trump unreality show was a fire that wouldn’t stop burning, set against the apocalyptic backdrop of real California wildfires that consumed over a million acres in the fall. Huge tracts of psychic en…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • Sappho Eating Her Heart Out: An Interview with Megan Levad

    Sappho Eating Her Heart Out: An Interview with Megan Levad

      In Karl Shapiro’s best book, The Bourgeois Poet (1964), there’s an excellent poem to Randall Jarrell. The last line of that poem goes, “I rush to read you, whatever you print.” That’s how I feel about Megan Levad. That’s how I feel, an…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • Redux: Henry Miller, Ottessa Moshfegh, Denise Levertov

    Redux: Henry Miller, Ottessa Moshfegh, Denise Levertov

    Every week, the editors of The Paris Review lift the paywall on a selection of interviews, stories, poems, and more from the magazine’s archive. You can have these unlocked pieces delivered straight to your inbox every Sunday by signing up for…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 1:00pm -

Writer's Digest

  • Weekly Round-Up: Successes and Transformations

    Weekly Round-Up: Successes and Transformations

    Every week our editors publish around 10 blog posts—but it can be hard to keep up amidst the busyness of everyday life. To make sure you never miss another post, we’ve created a new weekly round-up series. Each Saturday, find the previous week’…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • Beloved Settings: Considerations for Fictionalizing a Favorite Place

    Beloved Settings: Considerations for Fictionalizing a Favorite Place

    Laura Oles discusses her considerations for transforming her favorite weekend getaway, Port Aransas, Tex., into a setting for her mystery novel.The post Beloved Settings: Considerations for Fictionalizing a Favorite Place appeared first on WritersDi…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:56pm -
  • Successful Query Letter Examples: Anna Quinn & ‘The Night Child’

    Successful Query Letter Examples: Anna Quinn & ‘The Night Child’

    This article is part of a series called Successful Queries. It features actual query letter examples to literary agents that were successful for authors. In addition to the successful query letter, you’ll also see the thoughts from the writer’s…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 6:36pm -
  • WD Poetic Form Challenge: Roundelay Winner

    WD Poetic Form Challenge: Roundelay Winner

    Another WD Poetic Form Challenge is just around the corner. But in the meantime, here are the results of the Writer’s Digest Poetic Form Challenge for the roundelay. Once again, I’ve also selected 5 finalists. Read all of them here. Here is the w…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:10am -
  • Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 423

    Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 423

    For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Little (blank);” replace the blank with a new word or phrase; make the new phrase the title of your poem; and then, write your poem. Possible titles include: “Little Ghost,” “Little Drummer Boy,” and…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • One Year, One Hundred Rejections: Brett Elizabeth Jenkins

    One Year, One Hundred Rejections: Brett Elizabeth Jenkins

    Today’s guest post from Brett Elizabeth Jenkins aims at a different type of goal than many writers might aim for: 100 rejections in one year! She says, “I guess it boils down to one simple rule: send out your work like you believe in it. Don’t…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:59pm -
  • The Problem with Sensitivity Readers Isn’t What You Think It Is

    The Problem with Sensitivity Readers Isn’t What You Think It Is

    As major media outlets raise the question of whether sensitivity readers represent censorship, Anna Hecker offers her experience working with one.The post The Problem with Sensitivity Readers Isn’t What You Think It Is appeared first on WritersDig…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 5:59pm -
  • Unexpected Inking

    Unexpected Inking

    You are showering one morning when you notice a tattoo on your body that you're quite sure you don't remember getting. What is it, how did you get it, and what does it mean?The post Unexpected Inking appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 5:08am -
  • Script Classics: Writer and Director Douglas McGrath on Adaptation of Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby

    Script Classics: Writer and Director Douglas McGrath on Adaptation of Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby

    Writer-director Douglas McGrath chats about "shrinking" Dickens' classic, Nicholas Nickleby, into a Golden Globe nominee.The post Script Classics: Writer and Director Douglas McGrath on Adaptation of Dickens’ <i>Nicholas Nickleby</i> appeared firs…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • There I Am: Is Your Need for External Validation Holding Back Your Imagination?

    There I Am: Is Your Need for External Validation Holding Back Your Imagination?

    It can be impossible to write and worry about what other people will think of your work. Here, William Kenower offers thoughts on overcoming the need to focus on those external opinions.The post There I Am: Is Your Need for External Validation Holdi…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 1:59pm -
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A curated aggregation of musings from across the land and of different subject matters for the scanoholics.