Ultimate Gift Guide for Writers: The Best Gifts a Writer Could Want

Ultimate Gift Guide for Writers: The Best Gifts a Writer Could Want

Whether you’re the writer and you’re looking to treat yourself or you’re trying to come up with the perfect gift idea for the writer in your life, this list is sure to have something perfect for the scribe you love! Our team of editors compiled this detailed list of...
Writing Quiz: Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?

Writing Quiz: Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?

If you read 100 different guides to writing, you’ll get 100 different theories as to the “right” way to write a book. It can be confusing and frustrating, since all you want out of those guides is advice from a pro about how to change from being somebody with an idea...
5 Common Fears That Stop Writers (and What To Do About Them)

5 Common Fears That Stop Writers (and What To Do About Them)

The Halloween season is upon us again, a time to celebrate the spooky in all of our lives. Time to dig out your favorite short story by Poe, Lovecraft, Bloch, or King and read it by candlelight with “The Monster Mash” playing in the background. Time to print a hundred...
7 Awesome Writing Experiences You Can Have Next Year

7 Awesome Writing Experiences You Can Have Next Year

Remember the Amtrak Writers Residency program? If you don’t, it was pretty awesome. Amtrak judges (yes, that Amtrak: the US train service) picked a handful of writers from 600 applicants. The winners were given a free sleeper car with a desk and a window for a round...