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The Braided Essay as Social Justice Action

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The braided essay isn’t new, but with its ability to combine the personal and the political, Nicole Walker argues, it may be the most effective form for our times.

The Joy of Writing

It’s Complicated
Using positive psychology to identify the pleasures of putting words on the page

How the Mind Works

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The better we understand the brain's processes, the more artful our writing can be.

The Price of Writing

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Why would anyone work for free? It's complicated.

Of Memoir and Memory

Making a Case for a New Type of Literary Criticism
How can we appreciate the possibilities of the genre fully without understanding how the mind works?

Write What You Don't Know

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How can you write nonfiction when you don't have the facts?

"Platforms" Are Overrated

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Why writers shouldn’t worry so much about building a presence on social media