Craft

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Misdirection

Feb 09, 2015

TW Prizewinning Advice Writing by Ruth Carmel

Kids take and take and take, and they may as well give back. Writing about them is a painless way for them to do it.

Advice, Family Stories | Read More

If Only They Had Listicles in Regency England

Jan 26, 2015

TW Column by Emily Toth

The first sentence of Pride and Prejudice works as a tweet, but not as flash.

Advice, Authors, Nothing but the Toth | Read More

In Search of Small Stones

Dec 24, 2014

Theme Essay by Carla M. Wilson

Happy holidays from Talking Writing! As a gift to yourself, try the writerly 'New Year's Challenge' offered with this piece.

Writing and Faith, Advice, About Poetry | Read More

Chana Bloch: “The Poem Begins to Shape You”

Dec 17, 2014

TW Interview by Carol Dorf

Whatever kind of poetry you write, it’s hard not to get discouraged.

Featured Interview, About Poetry, Illness | Read More

William Least Heat-Moon: "Damnable Speed"

Dec 10, 2014

TW Interview by David Biddle

It’s toxically lethal for writers to perceive themselves as geniuses able to dash off greatness.

Featured Interview, About Memoir | Read More

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