Writing Contests and Why They Make Us Want to Hurl

Writing contests are great avenues for exposure and constructive criticism. So why do they make all us writers feel physically ill at the thought of entering?

Lady Bosses of Lit

In the literary world, every day is International Women’s Day, and every month is Women’s History Month. The real world just hasn’t caught up to speed with the lady bosses of lit—yet.

27 Tips I’ve Collected as a Writer, an Editor, and Everything in Between

There are a million things that go into writing a novel. Here are twenty-seven of the handiest tips I’ve collected so far.

Dressember 2020

That’s right – Dressember now lasts all year long! The Dressember Foundation announced an extension of its campaign for all individual advocates this year. Instead of a month-long sprint to the finish line, we’ve got the option to spend the entire year drumming up support for this fantastic cause. As you might have guessed, I …