On Proper Word Choice

Learning to write is learning to make a series of choices. Which point of view, tense, genre and other decisions are ones we must make as we write fiction and n...

Writing Practice as Play

Why is writing so serious? Put another way, why is it so hard for writers to play when we write? Janet Burroway, in her excellent, highly recommended, oft-assig...

What is Writing Practice?

Writing practice is deliberately practicing with the goal of becoming a more confident and skillful writer. Writing practice is deliberately practicing with th...