Blog

Teen Writer’s Guide by Jennifer Jenkins

We're absolutely ecstatic to announce that we'll be working with Jennifer Jenkins on a nonfiction project for teens! Besides the fact that Teen Writer's Guide: A Road Map to Writing is a genius premise, Jennifer Jenkins is the absolute best person to write this book. As a YA author, founder of Teen Author Boot Camp—one… Continue reading Teen Writer’s Guide by Jennifer Jenkins

Blog

Five Ways to Spark Creativity by Benjamin Thomas

Every writer gets stuck at some point. For some, the period of creative stagnation is solved by a simple nap or run at the gym. Afterward, writer's block floats away like a red balloon from a sewer drain. But for others, well. . . who knows how long it could last? There are a million… Continue reading Five Ways to Spark Creativity by Benjamin Thomas

Blog

Five Reasons Novelists Should Write Short Stories

As we ramp up on the short story reading for our anthology submissions, I’ve been thinking about why short stories are so great—especially for authors whose focus is on longer fiction like novels. Next week we’ll talk about short story structure and tips for writing, but today we’ll focus on why writing them matters. Learn… Continue reading Five Reasons Novelists Should Write Short Stories