Writing Realistic Representations of Women All of us can think of stereotypical female roles: the nurturing matriarch, the serial monogamist or the damaged damsel whose scars only make her more beautiful. While we may relate superficially, these personas are often underdeveloped, oversimplified and sometimes just plain wrong. Realistic representations of women in writing are few […]
Rudrakshi questions what makes good writing good, and finds the answer in some unlikely places (hint: a cartoon chef might hold the key).
Is technical writing inherently un-creative? Amelia makes the the case for inspiration, information, and diligence that applies to both Huckleberry Finn and the Adobe Photoshop homepage.
Does writing trigger a mood-boosting response? While Sophie has never experienced the runner’s high, the high she experiences while writing leaves her wondering if the two are related.
Employers are looking for critical thinkers and problem solvers when hiring recent grads. But how exactly do we become those things when we are too scared to make a mistake?
Manasi Joseph takes an introspective look at writer’s block and the fear of vulnerability all artists must overcome.
Words incoherently fall off Rebecca’s tongue in person. Yet her written voice is clear, engaging, and thoughtful.
Anuraag explores the impact of digital storytelling on the future of writing and branding.
How do you uphold your values when you are paid to voice someone else’s? Isaac Thornley questions how far professional writers must go to be the voice of their employers.
Jordan Wall does his best writing in coffee shops, but on days when he lets his attention wander, he can’t help but wonder what it is that his fellow coffee shop writers are working on.