After a decade of wandering through New York trying to live affordably while becoming a writer, I have landed in a surprising and underappreciated nook of this city.
What the one-line joke can teach you about effective storytelling.
A full list of all the topics covered in School of Fiction’s flagship “Memoir Series.” Find content that’s already published and see what more is coming soon.
Fresh ideas. A new community. An ending and a beginning.
Writing is a discipline, with techniques and practices that can be learned. And whatever can be learned, can be taught.
We all have our favorites. These are mine — from the essential to the light-hearted to the deep and comprehensive.
Some rules for memoirists, some obvious, some less so.
Some people confuse memoir writing with therapy. Here’s why they’re wrong.
“Sean?!” my mother asked. “That’s what you go by now?” Her disdain was obvious, but I needed a moniker that jibed with the ethnically neutral persona I now sought.