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Writers on Writing #119: Andrew Gretes

by JHow March 13, 2017

Laughter as Editor Writing, to quote Joyce Carol Oates, is like “rolling a very dirty peanut across the floor with your nose.” Editing, sadly, is equally odious. I’ve been tempted [...]

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Notes From Crew Quarters–Growing Up Reading

by Ethan Brightbill March 3, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our staff what their favorite books were as children. Ashley Adams Associate Editor Emeritus, Nonfiction Watervliet, Michigan I owned almost all the [...]

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Writers on Writing #118: Dorothy Bendel

by JHow February 27, 2017

Writing, David Lynch, and the Shape of the Jug “The outward form of things passes away, but the essence remains forever. How long will you be besotted with the shape [...]

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Notes From Crew Quarters–Mythology

by Ethan Brightbill February 26, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our staff what mythologies interest them. Jacob Hall Associate Editor, Fiction Decatur, Illinois I blitzed through five Percy Jackson books when I [...]

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Notes From Crew Quarters–What We Don’t Write About

by Ethan Brightbill February 17, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our staff what themes or subjects they actively avoid writing about. Ashley Adams Associate Editor Emeritus, Nonfiction Watervliet, Michigan I mean, I [...]

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Notes From Crew Quarters–Writing Around the World

by Ethan Brightbill February 3, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our staff where they would travel with one plane ticket to write anywhere in the world. Patricia Killelea Editor, Poetry — Ireland. [...]

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Notes From Crew Quarters–The Writers You Don’t Know

by Ethan Brightbill January 27, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our staff what lesser-known writers they’re reading. Alexander Clark Associate Editor, Nonfiction Mount Pleasant, Michigan It’s not the most avant-garde work, but [...]

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Notes From Crew Quarters–New Year Writing

by Ethan Brightbill January 21, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our staff to look toward the new year and how they plan on improving their writing. Jacqueline Boucher Managing Editor Juneau, Alaska [...]

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Writers on Writing #117: Chelsey Clammer

by JHow January 5, 2017

Flowchart for Fixing an Awkward Sentence *Click on image for a larger version. Chelsey Clammer is the author of BodyHome and winner of the 2016 Red Hen Press Nonfiction Manuscript [...]

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Writers on Writing #116: Jennifer Wortman

by JHow December 15, 2016

In The Style Of 1. Sometimes at night I wake up without knowing I woke up. When I wake up not knowing I woke up, I will soon know sleep. [...]

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