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craft post by Jen Jobart The Worldbuilding chapter of the John Truby’s book The Anatomy of Story was the culmination of several things that help me to realize that there are a finite number of stories that can be written.  There are endless ways to write those stories, but we humans are all the same […]

We writers write and read all year round. Even when we’re taking a break from everyday life. What’s better than a beach vacation with a good book? Or sitting on a porch in the mountains with a notebook in hand? But we all need a break sometimes, even from writing. I took a three-week vacation […]

by Becky Levine I don’t do resolutions. They stress me out and actually reduce my productivity. But I certainly, around this time of year, take a look at what I’ve been doing and muse about whether there are any ways I want to shift those things around. Do I want to reset a pattern that […]

As a reader, I’m thankful for the versatility of books. They are an escape, an exploration of an unfamiliar world, a way to see myself and my world from a distance, a way to imagine what it’s like to be in another person’s skin. This fall I read R.J. Palacio’s Wonder to my eleven-year-old son. […]