It’s tempting to see this trend as a sign of the times. But the biggest book publishers started changing their approach only once they realized they were leaving money on the table.
Turns out ‘A’ didn’t have to be the first letter in the alphabet, nor ‘Z’ the last.
Research suggests the act of creative writing can have therapeutic benefits.
I want to help people without prior knowledge of art history write about issues that affect them – through the prism of an artwork.
Evidence suggests that writing was probably invented in southern Iraq sometime before 3000BC. But what happened next?
By disguising her name, Alcott could publish in less prestigious venues without worrying about tarnishing her literary reputation.
In Byatt’s fiction, northern locations become emblems of the climate crisis and of how human actions have detrimental effects on the whole planet.
A survey about college writing instructors’ fears and anxieties about AI demonstrates that student cheating isn’t their only concern. And in fact, many have embraced it as a teaching tool.
Men in the 1700s penned vehement letters about the way women dressed, slut-shaming them as “cork-rumped devils”.
What makes a great writer? A key element is the right teacher. Belinda Castles reflects on her own guides, as do authors such as Margaret Drabble, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o and Paul Theroux in a new book.
African immigrant writers possess particularly acute insights into the way race and racism affect daily life in the US.
Scholars differ over whether having students use AI in their assignments will help or hurt their careers after graduation.
Researchers had college students and AI take a standardized test in creative thinking, and all of them were scored by trained evaluators who didn’t know in advance that some had been completed by AI.
Handwriting is a learned skill that must be taught through direct, developmentally progressive, consistent and sustained instruction. Teachers will need professional development and resources.
Visual artists draw from visual references, not words, as they imagine their work. So when language is in the driver’s seat of making art, it erects a barrier between the artist and the canvas.
‘Literary couples are a plague,’ wrote Elsa Morante, married to Alberto Moravia. They’re one of the couples in this lively exploration of what happens when two writers share loves and lives.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author was always willing to experiment with his prose, pacing and narration, crafting an oeuvre that varied wildly in style and structure.
The late American writer was drawn towards death and apocalypse, tet to read his work is also to be exhilarated and enlightened.
Social media use has adversely affected students’ English language learning in Ghanaian schools.
The writers strike lays bare all the ills of working on one of the lowest rungs of the entertainment industry.