Writerland is a newsletter from The Delacorte Review whose mission is to help writers tell the stories they need to tell. I stopped writing six years…
Writerland is a newsletter from The Delacorte Review whose mission is to help writers tell the stories they need to tell. Mark Westerbeck was a good…
Writerland, Chapter 36: You’re Smart. Don’t Think So Much. Hold on, you say: your advice makes no sense. You tell us we are smart but not to think too…
Writerland is a newsletter from The Delacorte Review whose mission is to help writers tell the stories they need to tell. I have always been shy. It’s…
The writing life does not lend itself to work/life balance. Writers define themselves by what they do, and if they don’t they should, even if it means…
Writerland is a newsletter from The Delacorte Review whose mission is to help writers tell the stories they need to tell. I never gave much thought to…
In the pantheon of gratuitous writing advice, alongside write what you know and find your voice, is the admonition to take risks. Often this advice…
This newsletter began forty chapters ago as a journey propelled by a question: Is it inevitable or even essential that writers suffer? That journey…
In 2014 a young American freelance writer named Noah Sneider came to us with a story. More specifically, he came to us with a question that he hoped he…
I grew up romanticizing what the life of a writer would be like. I dreamed of nights filled with red wine and cigarettes and eccentric friends on New…
Nothing makes writers feel worse about ourselves than feeling, believing, knowing we should be writing but are not. We stare at the ceiling. We check…
When I reached out to Marcela Landres, I told her I wanted to talk about mentorship. I certainly wouldn't be where I am today without the teachers and…