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The Center blog is teeming with tips and inspiration for starting and maintaining your writing practice.

Consider your roots. Tell us an origin story, where you come from, how deep your roots go. Or tell us about putting down roots, or uprooting during a transition...
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, will mark each full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Go ‘buck wild’ in July, writers!
My older sister, Jolene, was the ringleader in our sister group. It was a group of only us two...We were an organism. Where did she stop and I begin? I can't find a fixed edge...
Sometimes it might seem like the best writing advice you’ve ever heard conflicts with other advice that also makes sense. If you’re wondering how to tell when you should do which, this post offers some insight.
Some foods just say "summer"--like this watermelon, with all its bright red juiciness. Write about food, but show us so much more. Make us hungry, nostalgic. Take us somewhere. Nourish us.
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, will mark each full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Cut unhealthy ties with June's strawberry moon!
Read Center student Michèle Alexandre's recently published essay "Black Joy: Crossing Time and Space" at The Atticus Review. Congratulations, Michèle!
What do I mean by “checking in?” A check-in is a private conversation with yourself, preferably on paper; it’s giving yourself the opportunity to take stock of the highs and lows of your writing experience.
Children's stories with an accumulation, or a great multiplicity of something as its central theme and/or structure, go back to books written before I was a child...
Tell us about a time you needed to find your way and felt lost or overwhelmed. When the way in or out seems clear one minute, and entirely wrong the next...