Craft

Detail from With Robert Lowell and His Circle

The Craft of Flash Novella Writing

Feb 23, 2015

Essay by Meg Pokrass

The novella-in-flash, divided into tiny bits of action, mirrors life this way.

Advice, About Fiction, TW Reading Series | Read More

Misdirection

Feb 09, 2015

TW Prizewinning Advice Writing by Ruth Carmel

Kids take and take and take, and they may as well give back. Writing about them is a painless way for them to do it.

Advice, Family Stories | Read More

If Only They Had Listicles in Regency England

Jan 26, 2015

TW Column by Emily Toth

The first sentence of Pride and Prejudice works as a tweet, but not as flash.

Advice, Authors, Nothing but the Toth | Read More

In Search of Small Stones

Dec 24, 2014

Theme Essay by Carla M. Wilson

Happy holidays from Talking Writing! As a gift to yourself, try the writerly 'New Year's Challenge' offered with this piece.

Writing and Faith, Advice, About Poetry | Read More

Chana Bloch: “The Poem Begins to Shape You”

Dec 17, 2014

TW Interview by Carol Dorf

Whatever kind of poetry you write, it’s hard not to get discouraged.

Featured Interview, About Poetry, Illness | Read More

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