Our guest today is Kathryn Craft, the author of two novels from Sourcebooks: The Art of Falling and The Far End of Happy. Her work as a freelance developmental editor at Writing-Partner.com follows a nineteen-year career as a dance critic. Long a leader in the southeastern Pennsylvania writing...
Longtime WU contributor Erika Robuck just released her latest novel, The House of Hawthorne. We’re so happy she’s here today to tell us about it! Q: What’s the premise of your new book?  In THE HOUSE OF HAWTHORNE, artist Sophia Peabody must find the cure for what ails her body and...
It’s the end of our Alternative Publishing theme ‘thrortnight’ (coined by Bookfox Kate, you saw it here first), and what a fascinating and varied three weeks it has been. When … Continue reading →
For the last few months of the Flash Fiction contest, I’ve been assuring you that the grand prize is going to be amazing. I believe I even used the words “trust me”. The time has finally come for the grand reveal of what, exactly, all you wonderful writers are competing for. And...
Photo by Jo Eberhardt Thank you to everyone who participated in round 4 of the WU Flash Fiction Contest. We had fewer entries than previous months, but we enjoyed reading all of them. I’ll be announcing the winner of round 4 at the end of this post, so stay tuned. But, first of all, allow me...
You can enjoy the Internet more, connect in a more interactive way, and even possibly make some money by writing a blog. Many websites exist that can help you launch a blog of your own. This article offers advice that is relevant to every stage and aspect of the blog posting process. Most...
Good writing is an art that makes an ordinary piece of content an extraordinary one. It connects and relates the readers with the story, message or anything that a writer is conveying through his or her writing. Good writing is not inherited, it can be learnt. A person doesn't need to get a higher...
Image: Samia Halaby, “Takheel I” 48” x 66" (2013) This month we present new Palestinian writing from around the world, selected and introduced by Nathalie Handal. The eight young authors here work in multiple languages and hail from five continents, testifying to Palestinian literature’s vast...
Flickr Creative Commons: Bill Gracey Voice is one of my favorite aspects of craft to play with and talk about. Voice was the subject of my very first post here at Writer Unboxed. Today’s post will be short and sweet—a nifty, easy peasy, so-simple-it-seems-stupid trick to strengthen voice in...
Flickr Creative Commons: Bill Gracey Voice is one of my favorite aspects of craft to play with and talk about. Voice was the subject of my very first post here at Writer Unboxed. Today’s post will be short and sweet—a nifty, easy peasy, so-simple-it-seems-stupid trick to strengthen voice in...