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 that
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. Daniel Scott Tysdal, award-winning
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
By Writer's Relief staff: Grammar are a persnickety…wait…let’s try that again. Grammar is a persnickety cog in the writing machine. Try as we might, sooner or later, every writer stumbles and makes a gaffe.
Tell your 'Social Network'! The actor is writing a book. Move over, James Franco -- Jesse Eisenberg is the newest young thespian to enter the writing ring. The Academy Award-nominated actor (for The Social
“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life.” Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life (public library)
“If it sounds like writing … rewrite it.” On July 16, 2001, Elmore Leonard (October 11, 1925–August 20, 2013) made his timeless contribution to the meta-literary canon in a short piece for The New York