A Night Much Like Any Other


Steve O’Neill demonstrates to us how even the smallest of measures can sometimes be the most powerful.

The Seven Habits of Highly Neurotic Authors

The computer: My best friend, my worst enemy

Everyone has bad habits. When Andrew J. Peters became a published author, he picked up a few more.

Do You Want To Write, Or Do You Want To Be A Writer?


Been dreaming of that great story you want to write? Maybe it’s time to stop dreaming and start writing.

How to be a Publishing Parent—and Help Diversify Children’s Literature


Personalized stories for your children now have a much wider reach.

Guys, Change Your Scenery

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The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.

Clive James on Death, Dragons and Writing in the Home Stretch

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How does coming face to face with the end change a writer’s work?

Why Father’s Day Is Important: An Interview with Dr. David Andrews

Why Father’s Day Is Important: An Interview with Dr. David Andrew

Dr. David Andrews discusses the origins of his new novel “My Father’s Day Gift,” the significance of Father’s Day as a holiday, and his advice for new fathers.

Top 10 Bruce Lee Quotes For Writers

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Former MMA fighter and award-winning poet Cameron Conaway highlights ten Bruce Lee quotes that can be applied to the craft of writing.

What On Earth Is A Good Man? (And What Is The Good Men Project All About?)

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For Graham Phoenix, being good means going beyond what he feels inside himself into what he feels about the world outside. Here, explores just what that means.

I Wrote Almost a Dozen Books About Ghosts, Which is Why I Am 100% Certain They Do Not Exist


And by posting this I now have a link I can share with people before they start telling me their “undeniably unexplainable” true stories of personal ghostly encounters.

Top Ten Ways Fathers Can Honor Their Mentors

Top Ten Ways Fathers Can Honor Their Mentors

In this excerpt from his new book, “My Father’s Day Gift,” Dr. David Andrews breaks down ten ways that dads can gratefully acknowledge the father figures who helped shape their development as parents.

One Direction Rollercoaster: On Hannah Horvath as a Writer


Sure, HBO’s breakout hit is about characters, relationships, and transitioning into adulthood, but it’s about something else: the writing life.

Sex Education, Please

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The worst case scenario of a poor sex education is not an unhealthy sexual identity. It’s the unplanned birth of a child.

That’s It, I Quit, or This Essay Could Save My Life


Christopher Bundy meditates on whether being a writer is still worth it to him.

“Should Writers/Artists Focus on the Process, not the Result?”


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When Should You Stop Calling Yourself An Aspiring Writer?

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You’ve always wanted to be an artist, writer, dancer, musician. What’s it take to move from wannabee to am?