Editorializing and Creative Writing Prompts: 10 Questions to Ask when Writing for Your Audience

Creative writing prompts are a vital part of writing for audiences.But as you’ve likely heard, you can’t just start writing and expect to get good results.You’ll need to think critically about the types of questions you’re asking, and how to frame your question in ways that communicate your point of view.We’ve compiled a few of…

Why I wrote ‘The Secret Garden’ and ‘The Big House’ after my father died

A mother’s story of survival from mental illness is a rare example of an artist’s writing life turning into a creative writing career.In her first novel, The Secret Garden, Emily Laudan tells the story of her family’s attempt to raise her son on their own after her father died.But Laudans mother was also a writer.Laudanté,…