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Unmuting the Sonority of the Written Word: Reading Poetry Aloud

For Karina Lutz, reading poetry aloud has offered joy during quarantine, a gift she shares with loved ones and online in lieu of touring with her new book.

Lessons from Book-Writing as a Teen

What’s book-writing as a teen like? Uma Menon discusses the challenges and rewards of starting a poetry career as a young person.

Speculative Reprint Markets for 2020

Speculative reprint markets are few and far between, but this list could help you gain a new audience for your previously published work.

Writers: Are You Wearing The Right Shoes?

Perhaps it’s true what they say about shoes: you can never have enough. And as a writer, the best thing to do during a rut is change pairs.

Designing a Multi-Purpose Query Using Topic Headings

You don’t have to start from scratch every time to write the perfect query. Virgina Brackett shares key components of great queries so you can plan ahead.

Empathy and the Magic of Fiction

What does empathy have to do with writing great fiction? Quite a bit, according to guest blogger Alison McGhee, who encourages us to embrace deep questions.

This Bullet Journal Will Fix Everything

Nearly every problem, including human imperfection, can probably be solved with a bullet journal. Elizabeth Preston is here to help you start using yours.

The Best Way to Get More Grants? Volunteer to Read Them

Being a volunteer reader, reviewer, or evaluator of grants can help you craft better grant and residency applications that will up your odds for acceptance. 

Notes from an Undiscovered and Under-loved Writer

Being a successful writer isn’t all it seems. Just ask Stephen Lyons, who believes we aren’t actually up for all that leisure and happiness.