Craft Hacks

Writing prompts, revision tips, how to improve your writing on a sentence by sentence level, how the hell to find a plot if you don't have one, and much more.

This week I'm sharing feedback on subscribers' opening pages (literary fiction/nonfiction) - with a focus on humor
We continue our 6-week long Opening Pages Intensive with a focus on world-building in genre fiction (sci-fi, dystopian, thriller in this post)
Tips on establishing setting in literary fiction and nonfiction for people like me who don't know the name of trees and bushes. Plus, an open call for…
Good sex, bad sex, selfish sex, and everything in between—it's a Valentine's Day newsletter dedicated to sex-writing.
"Write every day" is classist advice. It also doesn't work.
In which we review subscriber's opening sentences from books that focus on place.
Featuring live critiques and a guest appearance by Dani Shapiro (Part I)
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