Author Jay Cradeur shares 5 steps for transforming heartache and anger to love and compassion. It starts with saying three words you don’t want to hear.
Tommy Maloney thinks he’s no one special. But after 30 days, we might disagree.
Cabot O’Callaghan mourns a friend who chose to walk into darkness and calls for us all to shine a little brighter.
Albert Flynn DeSilver on allowing women to positively influence your life.
This week Jesse Kornbluth is revisiting some of the culture that influenced him as I wrote “Married Sex.” Perhaps the greatest was Somerset Maugham, who was, for a time, the world’s highest paid writer. There was a good reason: He wrote in the first person, like someone talking to a friend. In “Cakes and Ale,” Maugham not only does that, he doesn’t condemn a woman for liking sex. Three cheers for all of that.
Dan Szczesny answers the question “Where do you get your ideas?” with insight and humor—and a helpful look into the heart of a writer’s life.
Like all the best writers, Cabot O’Callaghan has a love-hate relationship with his craft.
After two divorces he found that there were four stages everyone goes through, and 12 key lessons to take away.
How dipping into your darker side can lead to a greater sense of self-discovery.
Get inside the conversation. Become a part of “participatory media.”
Don’t listen to anyone who tells you to follow your dreams. Following my dreams led to years of frustration and dead-ends. My life improved when I gave up on my dreams.
You want people to relate to you when you write, but are you alienating those you love the most?
Matthew Rozsa asks one of the most important ethical questions that any editorial writer must answer: At what point does “personal” become “too personal?”