How to get into a creative writing ruts

Writer-producer Josh Zuckerman knows his way around the creative writing classroom.But the 33-year-old says he had trouble getting into some of the top-tier programs.Zuckerman is the co-creator of the “creative-writing ruts” blog and co-founder of the Naropa creative-writing program, which aims to make the process of becoming a writer easier.“I think for a lot of…

How to be a creative writer without having a job

A few years ago, I had a job.I was paid well, and my colleagues were all great, but there was nothing I loved about it.I knew it was because I was good at creative writing.There’s nothing wrong with writing for the sake of it.There are things that are really good at it, like music.But creative…