Has it all been for nothing? All of the hours that I have spent in front of my computer, rising at dawn to be at my station, pounding out stories, working through the fear of not being good enough, of not being able to put something great on the page, something that is part of me, that is me. The scrawls in my notebook, the daydreaming when I walk. The small steps and incremental gains. The steady getting there. Continue reading Writing Fiction in the Age of Artificial Intelligence—By Duncan Hart Cameron
There’s a bit of writing advice that I receive a lot: treat writing like your full-time job, sit down at the same time and place everyday, train your brain to be creative. I’ve heard it again and again, because it works.
For others, I’m assuming. Continue reading Changing the Scenery to Refresh Your Writing—By Kate Hammer
The trees of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. If I’m being completely honest, writing nonfiction terrifies me. But recently, I’ve … Continue reading Pushing Past the Fear of Writing Nonfiction—By Chanel M. Sutherland
In April 2020, we invited writers in Quebec to submit a story of a single day during the strange, uneasy … Continue reading Writer’s Block in the Time of Corona—By Carolyn Marie Souaid
Someone with two decades of experience getting critiques of their writing shouldn’t curl into a ball after an editor’s comments, … Continue reading The Honeymoon Phase—By Ann Cavlovic
You’ve finished your novel manuscript and you even – finally! – get a publisher. It took ten years. You have Neanderthal muscles across your brow from frowning at the computer screen. But now you’re home-free. Bingo! Then you get the first slew of comments from your editor… Continue reading Bye Bye Darlings: The Editing Gauntlet by Alice Zorn