Creative Writing Newsletter Archive

July 9, 2010 Issue 210: Communities & the Writing Life
July 2, 2010 Issue 209: Fiction
June 25, 2010 Issue 208: Getting to the Story
June 18, 2010 Issue 207: Miscellaneous
June 11, 2010 Issue 206: Nonfiction
June 4, 2010 Issue 205: Poetry
May 28, 2010 Issue 204: Reading Lists
May 21, 2010 Issue 203: Resources
May 14, 2010 Issue 202: The Idea's the Thing
May 7, 2010 Issue 201: Word Magick
April 30, 2010 Issue 200: Writing Exercises
April 23, 2010 Issue 199: Restructuring the Creative Writing Tips Site
April 16, 2010 Issue 198: Inspiration
April 9, 2010 Issue 197: Just for Fun
April 2, 2010 Issue 196: Writing Contests
March 26, 2010 Issue 195: Keep Track of Interesting Words
March 19, 2010 Issue 194: Connect with words, create better fiction
March 12, 2010 Issue 193: Crystallize your adjectives
March 5, 2010 Issue 192: Thought, energy, and writing
February 26, 2010 Issue 191: Burying your dialogue
February 19, 2010 Issue 190: An unquiet mind
February 5, 2010 Issue 189: List your experiences and curiosities
January 29, 2010 Issue 188: Establish Regular Writing Time
January 22, 2010 Issue 187: Find Resources in CraigsList
January 15, 2010 Issue 186: Create a Free Writing Website
January 8, 2010 Issue 185: Freelance Writing Sources
January 1, 2010 Issue 184: Use Your Bad Memories
December 25, 2009 Issue 183: Write the Story Backwards
December 18, 2009 Issue 182: Keep a Little Black Book
December 11, 2009 Issue 181: Visual Inspiration
December 4, 2009 Issue 180: Freewrite Daily
November 27, 2009 Issue 179: Using Childhood Memories to 'Write' Through a Creative Rough Patch
November 20, 2009 Issue 178: Discipline and Distraction
November 13, 2009 Issue 177: Rekindling Those Writing Fingers
November 6, 2009 Issue 176: A Note On Tips and Resources
October 30, 2009 Issue 175: On Revision
October 23, 2009 Issue 174: An Introductory Blog Post
October 16, 2009 Issue 173: New Tips
September 4, 2009 Issue 172: Writing Prompt: Given First Line
August 28, 2009 Issue 171: The Liar
August 21, 2009 Issue 170: Dialogue
August 14, 2009 Issue 169: A Word on Creativity Exercises
August 7, 2009 Issue 168: Point of View
July 17, 2009 Issue 167: Conference Links
June 13, 2008 Issue 166: Writers Groups
June 6, 2008 Issue 165: Freelancer´s Portfolio
May 30, 2008 Issue 164: Choosing a Conference
May 23, 2008 Issue 163: Finding the writerly element in that not-so-writerly position
May 16, 2008 Issue 162: Keeping a Writer´s Journal
May 9, 2008 Issue 161: Keeping a Reader´s Journal
May 2, 2008 Issue 160: Balancing Scene with Narration
April 25, 2008 Issue 159: Dialogue--Tread Lightly
April 18, 2008 Issue 158: Finding your voice
April 11, 2008 Issue 157: Plot or character?
April 4, 2008 Issue 156: Show vs. Tell
March 28, 2008 Issue 155: Using your senses
March 21, 2008 Issue 154: Journal Writing as an aid
March 14, 2008 Issue 153: Whose story are you telling?
March 7, 2008 Issue 152: The telephone call
February 29, 2008 Issue 151: a writer´s routine
February 22, 2008 Issue 150: Notebook of the senses
February 15, 2008 Issue 149: Just another dull conversation?
February 8, 2008 Issue 148: A Dramatic Push
February 1, 2008 Issue 147: Basic Character Elements
January 25, 2008 Issue 146: Motivation & Conflict
January 18, 2008 Issue 145: Situation and Character
January 11, 2008 Issue 144: A Story´s Innate Intelligence
January 4, 2008 Issue 143: Plot
December 28, 2007 Issue 142: Mentors
December 21, 2007 Issue 141: Cover Letters
December 14, 2007 Issue 140: Finding Inspiration
December 7, 2007 Issue 139: Attend a workshop or seminar
November 30, 2007 Issue 138: Independent Bookstores
November 23, 2007 Issue 137: Publications that will help you find homes for your work
November 16, 2007 Issue 136: P´s & Q´s of Submitting Work
November 9, 2007 Issue 135: Inner Life vs. Page Action
November 2, 2007 Issue 134: What life is this?
October 26, 2007 Issue 133: Flashback
October 19, 2007 Issue 132: Logistical Bores
October 12, 2007 Issue 131: Forward Movement
October 5, 2007 Issue 130: The trap of "plottiness"
September 28, 2007 Issue 129: Forward movement
September 21, 2007 Issue 128: Climax/Turning Point
September 14, 2007 Issue 127: Taking stock of your scenes
September 7, 2007 Issue 126: Language
August 31, 2007 Issue 125: Dialogue Abuse
August 24, 2007 Issue 124: What does my story arc look like?
August 17, 2007 Issue 123: What are you most ashamed of?
August 10, 2007 Issue 122: Using dialogue to flesh out characters
August 3, 2007 Issue 121: University Writing Programs
July 27, 2007 Issue 120: Choosing a journal
July 13, 2007 Issue 119: Situations
July 6, 2007 Issue 118: Small moments of time
June 29, 2007 Issue 117: Beauty and the Beast: The magic of character pairs
June 22, 2007 Issue 116: Non-human narrators
June 15, 2007 Issue 115: Reading List
June 8, 2007 Issue 114: Haiku
June 1, 2007 Issue 113: Make your characters do the work
May 25, 2007 Issue 112: You´re one of the lucky!
May 18, 2007 Issue 111: Do I need one?
May 11, 2007 Issue 110: Interviewing options
May 4, 2007 Issue 109: Read it back to me
April 27, 2007 Issue 108: Dramatic cliches to avoid
April 20, 2007 Issue 107: So much work...How will I ever...?
April 13, 2007 Issue 106: Promoting Your Site
April 6, 2007 Issue 105: The Dinner Party
March 30, 2007 Issue 104: Network
March 23, 2007 Issue 103: Your college Career Services office
March 16, 2007 Issue 102: Searching for a job online
March 9, 2007 Issue 101: Ideas for entries
March 2, 2007 Issue 100: If at first you don´t succeed...
February 23, 2007 Issue 99: Your unique story
February 16, 2007 Issue 98: Middles
February 9, 2007 Issue 97: Starting with conflict
February 2, 2007 Issue 96: Build on Concrete Detail
January 26, 2007 Issue 95: Tight, clean verse
January 19, 2007 Issue 94: Characterization in poetry
January 12, 2007 Issue 93: Tight, clean prose
January 5, 2007 Issue 92: Emulate, but don´t imitate
December 29, 2006 Issue 91: Focusing on an image
December 22, 2006 Issue 90: Concrete Detail
December 15, 2006 Issue 89: Finding your style
December 8, 2006 Issue 88: A Writer´s Routine
December 1, 2006 Issue 87: Journal Writing as an Aid
November 24, 2006 Issue 86: A Notebook of the Senses
November 17, 2006 Issue 85: Beauty & the Beast: The Magic of Character Pairs
October 27, 2006 Issue 84: To rhyme or not to rhyme?
October 20, 2006 Issue 83: Language
October 13, 2006 Issue 82: Stories about Shame
October 6, 2006 Issue 81: The unavoidable heart of the matter
September 29, 2006 Issue 80: Finding a writing gig
September 22, 2006 Issue 79: Can I work while working on my MFA?
September 15, 2006 Issue 78: Choosing a writing program
September 8, 2006 Issue 77: Workshops
September 1, 2006 Issue 76: Finding the right home for your work
August 25, 2006 Issue 75: Characterization
August 18, 2006 Issue 74: Make writing contacts
August 4, 2006 Issue 72: Basic Web Design for Writers
July 21, 2006 Issue 71: Drawing on basic emotional experiences
July 14, 2006 Issue 70: Freelance Writer Associations
July 7, 2006 Issue 69: Marketing Yourself
June 30, 2006 Issue 68: Online writing communities
June 23, 2006 Issue 67: General Links
June 16, 2006 Issue 66: Getting clips
June 9, 2006 Issue 65: Editing Yourself
June 2, 2006 Issue 64: "But I Have Nothing To Write About!"
May 26, 2006 Issue 63: 9 to 5
May 19, 2006 Issue 62: Giving yourself grief
May 12, 2006 Issue 61: Writer´s Block
May 5, 2006 Issue 60: People watching
April 28, 2006 Issue 59: Stories from life experience
April 21, 2006 Issue 58: Major style resources for today´s writer
April 14, 2006 Issue 57: Am I ready to write a novel?
April 7, 2006 Issue 56: What is prose texture?
March 31, 2006 Issue 55: Novels vs. Short Stories
March 17, 2006 Issue 54: Writing Contests
March 10, 2006 Issue 53: Keep Track of Interesting Words
March 3, 2006 Issue 52: Connect with words, create better fiction
February 24, 2006 Issue 51: Crystallize your adjectives
February 17, 2006 Issue 50: Thought, energy, and writing
February 10, 2006 Issue 49: Burying your dialogue
February 3, 2006 Issue 48: An unquiet mind
January 27, 2006 Issue 47: List your experiences and curiosities
December 26, 2003 Issue 46: Fleshing out character
December 19, 2003 Issue 45: Novels--Should I use an outline?
December 12, 2003 Issue 44: To rhyme or not to rhyme
December 5, 2003 Issue 43: Character/Truth Exercise
November 28, 2003 Issue 42: Just For Fun
November 21, 2003 Issue 41: Revision: Editing Your Scenes
November 14, 2003 Issue 40: Collecting Words
November 7, 2003 Issue 39: Targeting Problem Areas
October 31, 2003 Issue 38: Who`s telling this story?
October 24, 2003 Issue 37: Author vs. Narrator
October 17, 2003 Issue 36: Publishing Your Writing
October 10, 2003 Issue 35: Making Adjectives Work
October 3, 2003 Issue 34: Getting to know your characters
September 26, 2003 Issue 33: Poetry: Getting Off the Soapbox
September 19, 2003 Issue 32: Minding the Details
September 12, 2003 Issue 31: Exercising Your Point of View
September 5, 2003 Issue 30: Revision
August 29, 2003 Issue 29: Just For Fun
August 22, 2003 Issue 28: Tuning in to Scenery in Your Story
August 15, 2003 Issue 27: Literary Publishing
August 8, 2003 Issue 26: Writer Critique Groups
August 1, 2003 Issue 25: Thought, Energy and Writing
July 25, 2003 Issue 24: Given First Line Exercise
July 18, 2003 Issue 23: Watch Your Language
July 11, 2003 Issue 22: A Story`s Innate Intelligence
July 4, 2003 Issue 21: Words of Wisdom
June 27, 2003 Issue 20: Drawing on Basic Emotional Experiences
June 20, 2003 Issue 19: Poetry: Having Good Character
June 13, 2003 Issue 18: The Magic of Character Pairs
June 6, 2003 Issue 17: Connect with Your Words
May 30, 2003 Issue 16: Writing From Conflict
March 7, 2003 Issue 4: Dialogue Exercise
February 28, 2003 Issue 3: Journaling For Writers
February 21, 2003 Issue 2: The Heart of the Story
February 14, 2003 Issue 1: Battling Writer`s Block
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