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The Best Research Tool You’re Not Using: A Reference Librarian

In the fifth and final installment of her series on research for writing, Stephanie Loomis Pappas celebrates the value the reference librarian.

Quick Non-Fic: Flash Nonfiction Markets

Are you a writer of short prose looking for flash nonfiction markets that pay? E. J. LeRoy has got you covered with ten winning reccomendations.

Go with the Flow

Great writing is built around good flow. Use these six strategies to keep your writing smooth, your editor happy, and your readers reading.

It’s Okay To Take Five Minutes To Write a Novel

It’s ok to take your time. If you can write a novel in five minutes, you’re doing allright. Just be sure you don’t spend much longer on it than that.

Five Reasons Why You Should Be Tracking Your Word Count

Are you tracking your word count? Here are five good reasons to start, with strategies for getting started and going strong.

How to Scream Inside Your Heart

2020 Eliza So Fellowship winner Tiffany Midge talks about her writing journey during the pandemic, and how sometimes getting out of bed is enough.

How to Ask People to Blurb Your Book without Fainting from Embarrassment

If you want a great book cover, you’ll have to ask people to blurb your book. It’s scary but you can do it. Here are five tips.

A Road Map for Writing Your Novel or Memoir Synopsis: 5 Tips for Reaching Your Destination

Writing a synopsis for your novel or memoir shouldn’t leave you stranded. Gget on the road with these five tips for succesfully navigating the process.

Expert Advice

Does publishing a funny book about aging make you an expert? Lyla Blake Ward writes about being seen as a modern day guru on the subject of long life.