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Tahereh Mafi on writing and her series' conclusion, 'Ignite Me'

Endings can be hard. When Tahereh Mafi's "Ignite Me" publishes today, it'll bring her bestselling young adult "Shatter Me" series to a close. Mafi is entirely confident in her choices, but she's also aware that her books are more than art objects -- they're in conversation with her readers, …

Books

Why You Can -- and Should -- Write Poetry

Whether it's writing a flowery sonnet, a complex ode or letting words fly through free verse, poetry can be a cathartic experience for amateur and professional alike.<p>Daniel Scott Tysdal, award-winning poet and creative writing lecturer at the University of Toronto Scarborough, explores the many …

Creative Writing

Text editor Phraseology for iPad can improve your writing

The app inspects and rates your writing in addition to being a useful text editor.<p>Phraseology is a text editor for the iPad that teaches you about your writing style. On the surface, the app -- currently priced at $1.99 for a "limited time" -- is a simple text editor. It features a blank canvas and …

Text Editors

Pininfarina inkless metal pen will write forever

What if you could have a writing implement that draws a line like a graphite pencil, but in permanent, non-smudging ink like a pen?<p>Car design company …

Alfa Romeo

Common Grammar Errors: What NOT To Write

<i>By Writer's Relief staff:</i><p>Grammar are a persnickety…wait…let’s try that again. Grammar <i>is</i> a persnickety cog in the writing machine. Try as we might, sooner or later, every writer stumbles and makes a grammatical gaffe.<p>Wouldn’t it be nice if we could write and write and not have to worry about …

Jesse Eisenberg is writing a book of short stories

Tell your 'Social Network'! The actor is writing a book.<p>Move over, James Franco -- Jesse Eisenberg is the newest young thespian to enter the writing ring.<p>The Academy Award-nominated actor (for <i>The Social Network</i>), 30, is penning a short-story collection, tentatively titled <i>Bream Gives Me Hiccups: And</i> …

Anne Lamott on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity

Anne Lamott’s <b>Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life</b> (<i>public library</i>) is among my ten favorite books on writing — a treasure trove of insight both practical and profound, timelessly revisitable and yielding deeper resonance each time. Lamott adds to the collected wisdom of great writers …

Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing

On July 16, 2001, <b>Elmore Leonard</b> (October 11, 1925–August 20, 2013) made his timeless contribution to the meta-literary canon in a short piece for <i>The New York Times</i>, outlining his ten rules of writing. The essay, which inspired the <i>Guardian</i> series that gave us similar lists of writing rules by Zadie …

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