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

Consider the idea of ruin as a noun, rather than a verb. Think about what once was and is now lost or changing, either in your own life or in the imagined life of this house...
If you are looking for a few good books to get you started in 2022 (and who isn’t?), I have recommendations...
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, will mark each full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Writers, look back and forward.
In her 40th post, Helena shares another original children’s story—a counting story—and creative process behind both writing and illustrating it.
What's that phrase, the tip of the iceberg? Tell a brief story where you show us just a hint of what's happening below the surface.
When I got stuck, I remembered the advice I have given to dozens of students: if you can't keep moving forward in one scene, if you drop the thread, pick up a different one...
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, will mark each full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Writers, embrace boredom.
There are different kinds of "truth" in writing, and you have permission to change facts to serve feelings.
What is your favorite comfort food, and why does it provide comfort for you? Make us hungry.
Breathing new life into old writing is a powerful practice that shows you your own growth. Fertilize your old ideas in three steps.