Magazine Articles Tagged With creative process

Reginald Dwayne Betts on Poetry and Law, Stephen King’s Mixtape, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.30.16

Neil Gaiman's Norse mythology; breaking taboos and loving the characters we fear; twelve essential American books; and other news.

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Traveling Stanzas

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 6.14.16

July/August 2016

With the goal of facilitating “global conversation through the intimate and inclusive voice of poetry,” the Kent, Ohio–based Wick Poetry Center is expanding its programming and bringing poetry to a wider audience. 

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The Time Is Now: Writing Prompts and Exercises

by Staff

The Literary Life

Posted 6.14.16

Staff

Create a found poem, break your habits, or be an ambassador to your own country—three prompts to ignite the creative process.

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Superpowered Storytelling

by Benjamin Percy

The Literary Life

Posted 6.14.16

Benjamin Percy

An author, essayist, and DC Comics writer shares what he’s learned from writing comics, and how the process has shaped his narrative voice.  

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Pat Conroy Literary Center, LGBTQ Novel Recommendations, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.10.16

Carla Hayden close to securing Librarian of Congress appointment; fiction writer Max Porter on the fragmentary nature of grief; the vindication of Ernest Hemingway’s second wife; and other news. 

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Contemporary Poets to Read Now, Eileen Myles Inspires New Feminists, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.18.16

Hilary Mantel’s writing day; an interview with National Book Award winner Ha Jin; U. of Illinois launches massive open online course in Modern American poetry; and other news.

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Writers on Books That Left a Mark

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

From Stephen King’s The Body to Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, Ig Publishing’s new Bookmarked series offers short personal narratives that explore how a particular work of fiction helped shape a writer’s career.

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This Is Your Brain on Fear: Trauma and Storytelling

by J. T. Bushnell

The Literary Life

Posted 4.13.16

J. T. Bushnell

How do we record traumatic events when our survival often depends on us not thinking at all? Fiction writer and essayist J. T. Bushnell explores this question through the lens of a house fire, combining ideas of memory, storytelling, and neuroscience to investigate the intersections of truth, trauma, and narrative.

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The Time Is Now: Writing Prompts and Exercises

by Staff

The Literary Life

Posted 4.13.16

Staff

Explore your parental relationships, gain unexpected access to somebody else’s data, and assess the qualities of a favorite celebrity—three prompts to ignite the creative process.

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Poet, Writer, Imposter: Learning to Believe in Myself

by Leigh Stein

The Literary Life

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

A poet, novelist, and memoirist investigates the experience of imposter syndrome—that insidious feeling of being a fraud—and poses the question, What would happen if writers stopped viewing their careers as a series of happy accidents?

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