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On Dragonflies, Poetry, and Playwriting

2019 Eliza So Fellow Alan Pelaez Lopez discusses writing and editing their manuscript in Missoula, MT and how location can inform and change a project.

A Summer Photographing New Jersey Transit

D.R. Baker spent one summer riding and photographing New Jersey Transit twice daily—and posting one photo a day of the interstate railway for 48 days.

How Being a Fangirl Can Make You a Better Writer

Carley Parsons argues for the value of “fan-girling” when writing, in part since cheering on other authors can serve as a motivator and jealousy-assauger.

Write Right Now (Peter Piper’s Peppers)

Even if you can’t adjust the temperature outside, warm up by writing from this week’s creative prompts, focused on peppers and spice.  

Write Right Now (Movie Night)

In honor of the Oscars, this edition of Write Right Now is about movie night. Sift through ten creative prompts, pick one or more, and get writing.

Write Right Now (Bugs!)

This week’s writing prompts are inspired by the bug. From entomology to etymology, take a few minutes (or more) to appreciate the minute among us, bugs.

Write Right Now (Super Blood Wolf Moon)

Although this week’s writing prompts take inspiration from the upcoming ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ total lunar eclipse, we hope they serve you well beyond it.

How to Elevate Your Photography (Without Buying Any Gear)

Filmmaker and photographer Aaron Palabyab suggests five ways you can transform your photography from the inside out without spending a cent on gear.

Write Right Now (At the Entryway)

This week’s creative prompts draw inspiration from Janus—take a few minutes, or more, to consider thresholds as you write into the new year.