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Michael La Ronn has a cool find-a-book wizard on his author website

When a reader who has never heard about you comes to your website for the first time and you present them with a list of...

Elise Kova shares her top 5 writing craft books

Elise Kova is a USA Today bestselling author of over 30 novels. She writes YA fantasy and says she enjoys, “telling stories of fantasy worlds...

Which type of writers finish their books? Tomi Adeyemi on plotters & pantsers

We came across an interesting article that the New York Times bestselling YA Fantasy author and writing coach, Tomi Adeyemi, wrote some time ago. She...

Call for Applications: $3,000 Straw Dog Writers Guild Emerging Writer Fellowship 2022-23

Deadline: December 30, 2021. Open to Black women and to Black gender expansive writers. Straw Dog Writers Guild, has announced that it is now accepting...

A toast to the people close to us who are our first readers

Sarah Dayan Mueller, author of “Home in a Hundred Places,” recently wrote fondly on the Authors Supporting Authors Facebook group, about memories of her father...

21 writers who are leading the charge on TikTok

This is a multi-page article: Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 Still believe that TikTok is just for teens who share videos of...

CNN on the renewed interest in poets & poetry

“Poetry is experiencing a new golden age, with young writers of color taking the lead,” reads the headline of an article published by CNN recently....

A reminder to write your Shitty First Draft already

Writers Digest has a section themed ‘5-Minute Memoir where they invite writers to do a 600-word reflective essay on the writing life.  The September/October edition...

Celebrating debuts by writers over 50

In an industry that almost fetishizes young writers, it is great to be able to stop and acknowledge that freshness can come from writers of...

The poet who turned down US$17 million

At the beginning of September 2021, the news broke that Presidential Inauguration poet, Amanda Gorman, had signed a three-year deal with the global cosmetics firm,...
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