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Professional Development During the Pause | Webinar

Be ready to apply for residencies, fellowships, grants, or scholarships. May 27. more

Approaching Death

A nurse working in a fast-paced emergency room develops a simple strategy for coping with the tragedies she sees every day: "Build walls and stay busy." But she discovers that the rapid pace of nursing can sometimes prevent necessary reflection.


A veteran Ob-gyn nurse remembers the inexperienced student she once was, as well as the tough love that made her a better nurse. 

Byline Boot Camp | Webinar

Everything you need to know to get your short nonfiction published. May 20. more

Spring Sale

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Announcing: summer online classes

Boot Camp, Digital Storytelling, Flash Essay & so much more. more

What's the Story #73

From the Editor