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creativity and madness Kandinsky

Of Creativity And Madness

Personal suffering is sometimes cited by artists as a driving force behind their work, turning pain, anxiety, trauma, and hostility into creative expression. We profile a few notable examples in this post.
authors who died in 2019

Voices Silenced: 12 Authors Who Died in 2019

It's time, once again, to remember and celebrate some of the authors who made major contributions to literature, poetry, nonfiction, and beyond who passed in 2019.
first novel

The Writing That Leads To Your First Novel

Regardless of what, how, and when you write, the key is to write a lot, in as many different contexts as possible, and let the experience help you grow as a writer.
literary influences

Who Are Your Literary Influences?

I encourage you to consider your own foundational inspirations when it comes to the written word. Who made you want to write in the first place? What works do you think are perfect — the ones you keep coming back to? Whose skill do you aspire to channel or match?
multimedia fiction

Could Multimedia Storytelling Work For You?

Multimedia fiction is typically very visual and tends to be very short. Some authors see an opportunity with this format of storytelling to attract the attention of mainstream teens.
young authors

It’s Never Too Early To Start Writing

Young authors abound in modern and classic literature. While age brings wisdom and experience, youthful imagination and perspective have served many writers through the ages, as evidenced in this post.
books by authors who died in 2018

Four Must-Read Books By Authors Who Died in 2018

Some bright literary stars died in 2018. I'll remember these writers for their contributions to literature and society, which will continue to have an impact for years to come.

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