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How NOT To Get A Literary Agent (In 20 Simple Steps!)

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 02.10.2017 | Books
Stephanie D. Lewis

If you're a mediocre writer and want an agent to sign you... marry one. But if you're a talented writer, all it takes is getting your book into the hands of the right literary agent and BINGO... instant representation!

COLUMN: An Illustrated History of Love and Sex Among the Literati

The National Book Review | Posted 02.05.2017 | Books
The National Book Review

This article first appeared in The National Book Review COLUMN: THE BIBLIOPHILE The Art of the Affair: An Illustrated History of Love, Sex, and A...

Top 3 Tips to Transform Your Aspirations Into Achievements

Linda Gray Sexton | Posted 01.30.2017 | Books
Linda Gray Sexton

So you want to take the risk of shaking up your life, or even just resurrecting "the old stuff" with a unique and fresh perspective. If you're anythin...

17 Years Without Television

Teresa Messineo | Posted 01.25.2017 | Parents
Teresa Messineo

The year was 2000 and we were in the middle of watching Harvey (the Jimmy Stewart classic with the six-foot rabbit) when our television made a strange...

What Are Some of the Greatest Stories That Writers Struggle to Tell?

Quora | Posted 01.12.2017 | Arts
Quora

What are some of the greatest stories that writers struggle to tell? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling que...

Biglier Than The Sword: NYT Bestselling Author Caroline Leavitt On Trump-Era Survival

Suzanne DeWitt Hall | Posted 01.12.2017 | Arts
Suzanne DeWitt Hall

I think the writer's responsibility is what it has always been--to tell the truth. The emotional truth. The personal is really the political now.

What Can You Do With a Creative Writing Degree?

Quora | Posted 01.10.2017 | College
Quora

What are good careers for creative writing majors? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answere...

Meet 217 #Muslims2Follow in 2017

Melody Moezzi | Posted 01.09.2017 | Religion
Melody Moezzi

Some authors write for posterity. I write for obsolescence. As an activist, my aim is to make my work irrelevant as soon as possible by helping end th...

Goal Setting For Freelance Writers

Rebecca L. Weber | Posted 12.31.2016 | Books
Rebecca L. Weber

Goal setting by the numbers A few years back, for the first time, the bulk of my income came from content marketing--but I didn't realize it until I ...

Ten Simple Steps to Building a More Creative You

Quora | Posted 12.14.2016 | Arts
Quora

What can I do an hour a day that will make my life better in 30 days? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...

The Best Writing Advice for the Digital Age

Quora | Posted 12.12.2016 | Arts
Quora

What tips Tim Urban should give to youngsters for unique writing? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questi...

Big Presents in Little Packages: How To Give The Ones You Love A Gift They Will Love

Linda Gray Sexton | Posted 12.05.2016 | Parents
Linda Gray Sexton

Does every important present come in a big package? As the holiday season approaches, most of us are looking for the ultimate gift, ready to give what...

5 Common Mistakes you should Avoid as a Freelance Writer

John Rampton | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
John Rampton

You'll agree with me - freelancing is exciting because of the freedom that comes with it. You get to not hate Mondays; to decide how to spend your da...

Bad Results: Writing, Elections, And What I Can Depend On

William Kenower | Posted 11.29.2016 | Books
William Kenower

The day after, I sat with my teenage son, who seemed as unnerved by the results as by the sight of his parents' conspicuous despair. I explained to him that I was accustomed to thinking of the government as being like our home's electricity, something I knew would be there to allow me to do the things I wanted to do.

How Indie Bookstores Are Like Cheers Minus The Beer

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 11.28.2016 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

photo by E. Natiello Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday, and two days before Cyber Monday, is a relatively new national campaign to ...

10 Ways To Survive What Could Be A Very Uncomfortable Thanksgiving

Laura Munson | Posted 11.23.2016 | Fifty
Laura Munson

I'm here to write about something I'm truly worried about for us as a nation: How to make Thanksgiving work this year.

PEN America's Breakout: Voices From The Inside

Anthony Papa | Posted 11.30.2016 | Impact
Anthony Papa

Next week an amazing event will take place to celebrate the award-winning work of men and women incarcerated in prisons across the country. PEN Americ...

Writers - When Is Short Too Short?

Carl Phillips | Posted 11.18.2016 | Arts
Carl Phillips

"Clutter is the disease of American writing. We are a society strangling in unnecessary words" ― William Zinsser, On Writing Well: The Classic Gui...

How I Came To Love My Ex's New Wife

Linda Gray Sexton | Posted 11.16.2016 | Divorce
Linda Gray Sexton

My ex-husband's new wife was a mystery to me until three years after our divorce. She and I did not meet until then because my ex always protected her...

Are Essay Writing Services Worth It?

Rahis Saifi | Posted 11.04.2016 | Education
Rahis Saifi

The risk of getting caught after using a writing service isn't worth taking if your degree depends on it.

Writers - 5 Reasons You Should Write for an Audience of One

Carl Phillips | Posted 10.17.2016 | Arts
Carl Phillips

However many people end up reading our work, each individual person will have their own relationship with what we have written. Some will love what we write, some will be indifferent and some will flat out hate it.

I Had a Whole Weekend Alone. It Wasn't Pretty.

Annabel Monaghan | Posted 10.10.2016 | Parents
Annabel Monaghan

My husband took my kids away for the weekend to see the University of Tennessee play Florida in football. Apparently this is a big deal, and the trip was planned six months in advance. So for six months I had this little gem in my pocket: I'm going to have a whole weekend alone in my house.

Cultural Appropriation - Thank You Lionel Shriver

Sherry Bronson | Posted 09.27.2016 | Books
Sherry Bronson

I wish I could speak with ironclad certainty about the right of fiction writers to portray anyone, from any culture, in any way we wish. In her opening address at the Brisbane Writers Festival, Lionel Shriver, a celebrated U.S. author, adamantly took that stance. Her argument appeared sound: the genre is fiction, therefore it's made up, imaginary, and nobody should take offense.

Edward Albee: Theatre's True Revolutionary

Brad Schreiber | Posted 09.21.2016 | Arts
Brad Schreiber

Edward Albee changed my life when he gave me a residency to his Foundation in Montauk. It didn't make my career as a playwright. It confirmed my commi...

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
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SreyRam Kuy, MD

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interviewed by Brandi Emerson and Clay Farris at Mostly Medicaid. This interview was...