Here’s a library of articles members of my Creative Writing Workshop find helpful. This is a work-in-progress. Links will be added over time.


Stephen King’s Advice on the “Crummy First Draft”

Seven Tips for Creating Tension

The 5 R’s of Creative Nonfiction by Lee Gutkind

Writing Life

7 Famous Writers Who Were Early Birds

An Online talk with John Grisham

Day at Night: An Interview with Ray Bradbury (YouTube video)


Nicholas Sparks’ “Advice for Writers”

Book Design

The Importance of Back Cover Design


The 17 Best Flash Fiction Contests