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Artist Dates for a Digital Age

Artist dates, as suggested by Julia Cameron for every artist, are still possible during COVID-19. Eve Morton offers tips for great dates of all kinds.

Timeless Freelancing: How Archival Research Can Help You Survive Rejections

In Part IV of her series on creative research, Stepanie Loomis Pappas encourages writers to capitalize on archives for timeless freelancing.

The Foolproof Formula for Writing A Murder Mystery

Is the woman in your murder mystery a possession? A victim? Glossy and virginal? If not, you’re going to need these tips to really nail the genre.

How to Overcome COVID-19 Writer’s Block 

Has the pandemic left you in a creative slump? J.L. Akagi shares eight tips she hopes will help you overcome COVID-19 writer’s block.

Event Announcement: 2020 Eliza So Fellowship Reading

Join Submittable and the Montana Book Festival on Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. MDT for the 2020 Eliza So Fellowship Reading featured Tiffany Midge and special guests.

A Review of Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit 

LaVonne Roberts reviews Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit, Eliese Colette Goldbach’s story of growing up and later working in a steel plant.

Disgruntled Student Who Never Attended Online Composition Course Evaluates Professor Via Her Bitmoji

Thanks to one very creative and surly student, a professor receieves her first (and hopefully only) course evaluation via bitmoji.

Book Marketing in (Late) 2020: Tips for Publishers and Writers Who Aren’t Jerks

Thoughtful book marketing in 2020 balances preserverance with compassion. Here are seven tips for writers and publishers seeking success in strange times.

Writing Fast and Focused for the Win: 7 Tips From Tom Strelich of Owl Canyon Press

Writing challenges like the Owl Canyon Press Short Story Hackathon 4 are great chances to grow. Here, Tom Strelich offers tips for succeding at them.