Inspiration

"I Dreamed I Took The Bull By The Horns In My Maidenform Bra" ad from Woman's Day Magazine, 1962

The Usefulness of Poetry

Feb 01, 2016

Essay by Gloria Heffernan

Where does the unpublished writer find the validation to go on writing?

Why I Write, About Poetry | Read More

How I Learned to Love the Void

Dec 28, 2015

Theme Essay by Marlene Adelstein

It felt like being on a ledge, with vast emptiness below my feet. I wasn't writing—but I wasn't not writing.

Writing and Faith, Advice | Read More

Purple Velour and Other Writing Rituals

Dec 21, 2015

TW Column by Emily Toth

If I do things just right, the terror of the empty page won’t rise up and engulf me.

Writing and Faith, Nothing but the Toth | Read More

Doing Somersaults

Dec 14, 2015

Theme Essay by Laura J. Wolfe

Words have the power to bless or curse, whether they’re spoken, written, or thought.

Writing and Faith, Illness | Read More

Life on Other Planets

Dec 09, 2015

Flash Nonfiction by Julie Jeanell Leung

As a child, whenever I walked to school in the rain, the earthworms frightened me.

Writing and Faith, Flash Nonfiction, Nature | Read More

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