Write Like a Girl

Resolutions for Writers Who Teach

Resolutions for Writers Who Teach Practice what you teach. By Javacia Harris Bowser Like most dreamers, I set goals and make resolutions every New Year. But as a dreamer, as a writer, who also teaches I make resolutions every August, too, at the start of the new school year. These resolutions focus on how I… Read More

December Is the New January

Resolve Yourself By Javacia Harris 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, HAPPY NEW YEAR! For as long as I can remember New Year’s Eve has been my favorite holiday. Not Christmas, not Valentine’s Day, not even my birthday can compare. Even as a kid, years before I was old enough to celebrate the start of a… Read More

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.