Magazine Articles Tagged With writing practices

Mislabeled a Memoirist, Writers on Immigration, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.1.16

Gay Talese disavows his forthcoming book; five writers on life-changing moments at U.S. national parks; the psychology of the beach read; and other news.

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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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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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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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Following the Mysteries: An Interview With Jhumpa Lahiri

by Ann Goldstein

Feature

Posted 2.10.16

Ann Goldstein

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri talks with translator Ann Goldstein about her decision to write her new book, In Other Words, in Italian; the search for freedom and happiness; and the mysteries of creativity, art, and life.

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The Time Is Now: Writing Prompts and Exercises

by Staff

The Literary Life

Posted 2.10.16

Staff

Explore the emotions of color, shout your strongest feelings, and write for a vending machine—three prompts to ignite the creative process.

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Snowstorm Books, Wallace Stegner Novel Adaptation, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.22.16

The endurance of bad similes; Joyce Carol Oates interviewed; former New Republic editor launching new journal with Steve Jobs’s widow; and other news.

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Mermaids and Matryoshkas: The Secret Life of a Poetic Sequence

by Sandra Beasley

The Literary Life

Posted 10.14.15

Sandra Beasley

A poet and author talks with five published and noteworthy poets about craft and creative process, and what they do when the going gets tough.

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The Time Is Now

by Staff

The Literary Life

Posted 10.14.15

Staff

Invent new words, change your perceptions, or get mistaken for strangers--three exercises to flex your creative muscles.

 

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AWP Under Fire, Ferrante Fever, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.27.15

The turmoil behind Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman; on marriage, writing, and Clarice Lispector; the total weirdness of the book tour; and other news.

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