I'm doing it. Here I am on the first day of NaNoWriMo -- National Novel Writing Month -- tapping away in a WordPress window. I am writing. Or, should I say, I #amwriting? I don't have to write a novel. But that's what a lot of other writers are doing this month. The goal for
The Best American Travel Writing, which highlights the best travel stories from the previous full year, arrives in bookstores and on tablets this week. The 2014 edition is edited by Paul Theroux, who has selected some outstanding reads from a variety of print and online publications. Here are few that you can read online right
With friends like this, who needs to worry about FOMO? I also like this comic as a consolation for writers. Maybe someone hasn't heard that story yet, so tell it! Thanks, as always, XKCD.
Writers' residencies are becoming all the rage it seems. So here's one where the wifi will probably work. TinyLetter, the newsletter company, is putting up five writers for ten days at the Ace Hotel and Swim Club in Palm Springs, California. The timings for the TinyLetter Writing Residency are: Application deadline: September 26 Residency: November
If you have a friend that you talk to on a regular basis, either over coffee or gchat, you'll start to notice certain words that she uses. You have your own signature words, too, even though you may not even realize it. Matthew J.X. Malady explores fingerprint words this week in Slate. How do we
Draft is a pretty cool writing tool.