Tiny Writing Calendar

365 weird, koan-like prompts to rev your creativity, ready to upload to your phone or print out, planner style.

Here Be Monsters: 90 days to write the draft and meet your wild dark

There's only one way to write a book: one word at a time.

The Naked Novel: X-ray your novel before revision

Revision is all about seeing what's already on the page.

10 Never-Fail Ways to Break a Writing Block

#1: delete Twitter (jk!) (not really)
Sarah Elaine Smith is the author of the novel Marilou Is Everywhere and a collection of poetry, I Live in a Hut. She has MFAs from the Michener Center for Writers and the Iowa Writers' workshop. She has also taught novel writing at the Interlochen Academy summer institute programs. She spends a lot of thinking about creativity, neuroplasticity, and why Vanderpump Rules producers should give Scheana a copy of The Art of War.