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Announcing Little Bird Stories Vol. 6!

It’s a big deal to enter a writing contest. It’s not easy to whip up a short story, keep it under a specified word count, revise and polish it by a deadline, and then immediately show it to a writer you respect. You have to do it without thinking too much, or you’ll talk yourself […]

Don’t put writing on your to-do list.

  I’m writing this to you from the Calgary airport. I’m going to be boarding a flight to Toronto soon. I’ve just finished a two-week writing retreat at the Banff Centre of the Arts. I’m excited to come home. I miss Ryan, our barn, and summer in Prince Edward County, but I’m sad to leave […]

Author spotlight: Diana Radovan

I’ve been looking forward to introducing you to the author in today’s spotlight. Some of our Story Intensive students already know her, because she is one of our outstanding TAs. For writers who have had the privilege of working with Diana Radovan, you know her to be smart, disciplined, and full of enchanted thoughts about […]

Write what you want to read.