Reading a slush pile can be your best education in how to write a particular genre.
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Read or watch my conversation with Pam Mandel, author of the travel memoir The Same River Twice.
“How’s your humanity?” That’s the question we focused on when I recently had the pleasure of joining Courtney Maum and Parneshia Jones in conversation as
“White privilege is your history being taught as a core class and mine being taught as an elective.” – Ozy Aloziem Since 2011 and until
How to relay an entire simile with a verb packed with meaning.
My rent is $350 for the next three months, and I can’t tell whether it’s that or the physical space around me, trees instead of
From my first essay nearly published a decade ago to the viral essay that got a million readers to the little goof essays I write now, here are 10 things I’ve learned about writing powerful personal essays
My coaching student scoffed. “Why are you learning grammar?” A part of me was with her, scoffing at grammar that meant memorizing latinate words. Grammar that
When I decided to start a blog as a follow-up to my book Welcome to the Writer’s Life, I knew I needed to focus. Who