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Bear is a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we take a closer look at a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p>What is Bear?<p>Bear allows you to write everything from quick ideas to essays and even books, then send your work to just about anywhere …

The Captain Jack Sparrow Method for First Drafts

Getting through that first draft is one of the toughest part of writing—and one of the most important.<p>I’ve often felt while drafting that I’m not so …

Creative Writing

How To Write Flash Fiction

<i>Congratulations to Richie Narvaez, the winner of our Flash Hybrid Noir Contest! Thanks to everyone who entered.</i><p>I am going to tell you how to write …

Writing Short Stories? Don’t Make These 4 Submission Mistakes

When you finish a short story, you likely feel a rush of excitement and an urge to share it with the entire world — or, barring that, any short …

Write and Sell Superior Short Stories

‘Tis the season…of short stories! Contests and journals are currently calling for submissions to get selected your story needs to stand out. By …

10 Short Story Ideas

Most writers have too many short story ideas, not too few. However, therein lies the problem, because the more ideas you have, the harder it can be …

Blue Earth Review Submission Manager

<i>Blue Earth Review</i> publishes fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. We try to publish the very best submissions we receive.<p>Please include a brief …

“A matter of conscience”: Stephen King, Junot Díaz and hundreds of other authors sign anti-Trump letter

<b>Stephen King, Donald Trump (Reuters/Jim Bourg/AP/Michael Dwyer)</b><p>Amy Tan, Michael Chabon, Jennifer Egan, Cheryl Strayed, and Dave Eggers have signed on to the still-growing list<p>Michael Garofalo<p>May 26, 2016 6:18pm (UTC)<p>Hundreds of writers, including such high-profile names as Stephen King, Amy Tan and …

Books

George R. R. Martin to Stephen King: 'How the Fuck Do You Write So Fast?'

This entire nearly hour-long conversation between writing luminaries George R. R. Martin and Stephen King is well worth listening to in its entirety, …

George R.R. Martin asks Stephen King: How do you write so fast?

Bestselling authors George R.R. Martin and Stephen King treated Albuquerque, New Mexico fans to a deep-dive discussion last week, the video for which …

The Dark Tower: Matthew McConaughey ends worlds as The Man in Black

Sometimes two different paths can lead you to the same place.<p>That’s what happened to Matthew McConaughey as he considered two potential roles, both …

The Dark Tower's Idris Elba says the race-swapping of the Gunslinger is 'no big deal'

Idris Elba's casting as The Dark Tower's Gunslinger marked a slight departure from the source material; in Stephen King's novels Roland Deschain is …

Stephen King's 'It' remake reveals first look at Pennywise the Clown

The Swedish-born Skarsgård said in an interview with EW he was aware of the shadow cast by Curry's memorable performance and said his portrayal of …

How Writing Habits Make Writing Easier

by Guest BloggerToday’s guest post is by Michael Mahin. Michael is a repped screenwriter and children’s book author, with two books forthcoming from …

Creative Writing

Writing Advice From Ray Bradbury

by Ruthanne ReidOther writers are excellent resources for support, encouragement, and writing wisdom. Today only, you can get nine top writing books …