The Craft of Writing

The Craft of Writing

Melissa Febos on Writing About Sex

By Melissa Febos  March 25, 2022
The Craft of Writing

Garth Greenwell on Writing Fiction like a Poet

By Garth Greenwell  March 18, 2022
The Craft of Writing

Edith Wharton on How to Write a Vivid First Line

By Edith Wharton  March 11, 2022
The Craft of Writing

George Saunders on Overcoming Uncertainty in Writing

By George Saunders  February 25, 2022
Historical Fiction

Amor Towles on Bringing a Historical Setting to Life

By Amor Towles  February 4, 2022
The Craft of Writing

Maeve Higgins on How to Write with Humor

By Maeve Higgins  January 28, 2022
The Craft of Writing

Annie Dillard on How Writers Learn to Trust Instinct

By Annie Dillard  January 14, 2022
The Craft of Writing

Mayukh Sen on Writing About Food—With Feeling

By Mayukh Sen  January 7, 2022
The Craft of Writing

On the Political Meaning of the Road Narrative

By Tiphanie Yanique  January 3, 2022
The Craft of Writing

Nikita Lalwani on the Art of Eavesdropping

By Nikita Lalwani  December 23, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Tiphanie Yanique on Breaking the Rules of Form

By Tiphanie Yanique  December 17, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Lydia Davis on How Translation Opens a Writer’s Mind

By Lydia Davis  December 3, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Kyle Lucia Wu on What Novelists Can Learn From Poets

By Kyle Lucia Wu  November 12, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Craig Davidson on the Secrets Best Left Out of Memoir

By Craig Davidson  October 22, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Marguerite Duras on Finding Stories Everywhere

By Marguerite Duras  October 15, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Roy Peter Clark on How to Write Cinematically

By Roy Peter Clark  October 1, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Yiyun Li on Taking Writing Lessons from War and Peace

By Yiyun Li  September 24, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Margaret Renkl on Finding Ideas Everywhere

By Margaret Renkl  September 17, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Jai Chakrabarti on How to Get Unstuck While Writing

By Jai Chakrabarti  September 10, 2021
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