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Writer Unboxed · 19h ago

Fiction and Improv: Sisters from a Different Mister

Last weekend, my husband and I took a quick jaunt to Chicago, the city where we met, dated...
Writer Unboxed · 1d ago

Motivating the Reluctant Protagonist

In a recent workshop I gave, two of my students had a similar problem: both their protagon...
Writer Unboxed · 2d ago

The Power of a Writing Group for Publishing Success

If you’ve been in a writing group, you know how valuable it is to have a community of writ...
Writer Unboxed · 4d ago

The Big Ol’ Scary Monster At Our Window

Intellectually, we know how fear does a grand job of holding us back. Emotionally, however...
Writer Unboxed · 5d ago

Refilling the Well

I needed last Friday to be a great writing day. I knew exactly where to start. I was going...
Writer Unboxed · 6d ago

Dying to Know, Afraid to Find Out: Building Tension in Fiction

Please welcome multipublished author Lynne Griffin to Writer Unboxed today! Lynne is the a...
Writer Unboxed · 1w ago

I Object!

I have some doubts.  Please answer these questions honestly: Was your father a “bagman”, d...
Writer Unboxed · 1W ago

A Defense of Spoilers

For a culture so obsessed with “enjoying the journey,” we sure do hate a ruined ending — i...
Writer Unboxed · 1W ago

Gifts Writers Can Give Themselves

Tis the season, right? There are plenty of great gift lists around on what you can give th...
Writer Unboxed · 1W ago

How Authentic is too Authentic?

A couple of weeks ago, a friend sent me a message about a book he’d just finished reading....