The Craft of Writing

The Craft of Writing

What Makes a Great First Sentence?

By Alice McDermott  August 18, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Larissa Pham on Allowing Memory to Shape a Memoir

By Larissa Pham  August 6, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Zadie Smith on Reading While You Write

By Zadie Smith  July 23, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Matt Bell on the Importance of Joy in Nature Stories

By Matt Bell  July 16, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Anne Lamott on Writing Compelling Dialogue

By Anne Lamott  July 9, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Walter Mosley on Learning to Love Rewriting

By Walter Mosley  June 11, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Eric Nguyen on How to Capture a Place in Writing

By Eric Nguyen  May 28, 2021
The Craft of Writing

John McPhee on Wrestling with a First Draft

By John McPhee  May 21, 2021
The Craft of Writing

Charlotte Wood on the Subconscious Act of Writing

By Charlotte Wood  August 11, 2020
The Craft of Writing

C Pam Zhang on Writing in a Time of Grief

By C Pam Zhang  March 31, 2020
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