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NEW! Pathway to the Personal Essay: A yearlong writing program

Make 2020 the year you take your personal essay game from good to great. more

Write Your Memoir Month

Starts November 4th! more

True Story #31 is here!

In "Pig, An Essay," author Sonia Hamer... more

True Story #30 is here!

“Bought and Sold” by Renata Golden is a history of lies and broken promises in the American Southwest more

Writing the Tough Stuff for Teens

A Free 8-Week Writing Workshop for Teens more

Fall online classes are enrolling now

New courses include Food Memoir and Writing the Illness Narrative more

True Story #29 is here!

"Stumbling Into Joy" by Kate Hopper is a love song to the bass more

The High-Wire Act

How to string your reader along

What's the Story #71

From the editor
It takes great courage for writers to bring the realities and secrets of their lives to the surface to share.

True Story #28 is here!

"The Sfumato of Captain Jeff" is a fish story ... and more more