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5 Great Children’s Books About Writers

Know a young writer? Explore these inspiring children’s books about writers including Gwendolyn Brooks, Jane Austen, and more, including Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson.

Telling Stories in the Dark

My elder sister and I both wanted to be writers, but mental illness frustrated her ambitions to become a published author.

6 Great 2021 YA Books About Teens Who Write

Teen writers overcome fear to take fate into their own hands in these 2021 YA books about teens who write to change their worlds, including A Pho Love Story by Loan Le.

I Wrote A Poem After Every Book I Read in 2020

How writing a poem for every book she read in 2020 helped one reader reconnect with the act of reading again.

9 Fantastic Authors We’d Take A Writing Seminar From

There are some writers who have a great handle on the craft. Here are a few authors from whom these Rioters want a writing seminar.

How My Reading Journal Accidentally Became A Plague Diary

It is clear that my journal anticipates a reader. No, begs for a reader. Begs for someone other than me to hear what it has to say.

8 Great Books to Prep for NaNoWriMo

From inspiration to developing discipline to self-editing, we've got the NaNoWriMo prep books you need to succeed this November.

A Brief History Of Writing Styles: From Pictures to Modern Alphabets

A look at the history of writing styles, from early pictorial methods to the alphabets and symbols we use today.

What Made Black And Blue Pens Standard? A Colorful Look at Ink

Taking a look at ink, one of the tools we use to write and preserve words, and how the ink colors we choose affect us.

The Struggle of Writing Poetry During a Pandemic

Published poets like Henri Cole and Sachiko Murakami discuss their own difficulties and successes in writing poetry during a pandemic.