Artificial intelligence is probably already helping many students write essays. Schools and unis need to start talking about the ethical implications now.
Our children should no longer be taught formulaic writing. Writing education should encompass skills that go beyond the capacities of artificial intelligence.
If teachers and students work together, then opportunities to share difficult personal stories can be constructive.
Too many adjectives, not enough ideas: how NAPLAN teaches bad writing
Last year saw the first cohort of English literature students who were born in or beyond 2000 – the so-called digital generation. I wanted to know whether the classics still affected their lives.
A creative writing project in South Australian prisons shows those inside can be eloquent, expressive and reflective.
Research behind a new novel about "human zoos", which took Indigenous Australians on tours of Europe, shines a light on a little-known part of colonial history.
What children say about free writing is similar to how professional authors describe the creative process. Teachers should give kids freedom to explore, providing guidance when it's due.
Short story cycles can satisfying a reader's need for deeper engagement and Rebekah Clarkson's Barking Dog is a great example.
The world's highest selling writer says 22-hour working days are the route to literary riches. But, say, our literary experts, there's more than one way to skin a cat.
Stephanie Bishop's latest novel demonstrates a sophisticated approach to the relationship between time and narrative: novelists and aspiring writers would do well to look closely at her achievement.
There needs to be more opportunity in school and at home for students to learn to write for enjoyment.
Literary fiction is robust enough to withstand the challenges the 21st century throws at it.
The author, Nicholas Royle, believes he doesn't deserve a Bad Sex in Fiction award. It's just unfortunate his namesake novelist has won one.
America's answer to Kafka and Dostoevsky gets real at the Edinburgh International Festival.
Not every student will publish work or win prizes and very few will be able to earn a living putting pen to paper, but the teaching of creative writing is about more than that.
It begins and ends with tone, according to the Nigerian writer.
Success as a screenwriter takes as much tenacity as talent.
Modernism – and western culture generally since the late 18th century – taught us that books were written in solitary creative frenzies. But ghostwriters are increasingly challenging that assumption.
NAPLAN is going to be marked by computers from 2017. Can an algorithm understand the complex and emotional writing techniques we want our children to be learning?