Write Like a Girl


Empowering Women

By telling her story. We women are our own worst critics—if you’re a woman, you’ve probably heard this before. And maybe this statement made you angry because you disagree. Or maybe it filled you with sorrow because you can say from first-hand experience that it’s true. When Mary Beth Gore heard this statement while watching… Read More

The Little Press That Could 

A New Beginning for Red Camel Press You could say that Liza Elliott thinks like a rock star. “Just like a musician can set up their own production company to write, produce, and sell their music, I thought, why not authors?” Elliott says. So six years ago she started Red Camel Press, a small publishing… Read More

Vive Les Conteurs

Where writers meet to be writers
By Javacia Harris Bowser // Photos by Amy Dobelstein

Why Everybody Hates Self-Publishing

(And why it can work anyway.)
By Javacia Harris Bowser

Say My Name

How I learned to stop worrying and love my name.

Born to Write

Something that took Lucy Jaffe decades to realize

The Woman I Want to Be

A college mentor returned just in time to remind me

Dropping the Bomb

Jacklyn Loquidis turns writing into activism

On Turning 36

The prime of your life is when you choose it.

My 2017 Birmingham Bucket List

What’s on your list?

Writing Yourself Back Together Again

A Birmingham-based poet shares the healing power of writing.