Over the last year, I wrote two short stories that I never would have written before. How did I do this? Through the magic of writing contests, guided by prompts, and inspired by a deadline.
“It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to.” —Jean-Luc Godard Author Austin Kleon expresses strong opinions and uses vivid language in his book Steal Like An Artist. He argues
A couple of years ago, I co-led a writing workshop at the Trappistine Monastery in New Brunswick with the wonderful poet and novelist Anne Simpson. There were five women writers who attended, all at different