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The Future Library Project Plants A Special Forest For Printing Books In 2114

A thousand trees have been planted in a forest outside Oslo, Norway to provide paper for a special anthology of 100 books to be published in 2114. Future Library, the…

Claire Hannum | August 24, 2014 - 10:00 am

True Story: My Memoir Pissed Off A Male Book Reviewer

When I started writing my memoir, Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair With China Gone Wrong, I began networking with authors who wrote books set in Asia. I imagined developing…

Susan Blumberg-Kason | July 12, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Jot It Down: 10 Statement Journals With A Message

You’re an adult now. It’s time to stop jotting things down on receipts and scraps of paper you found in your junk drawer. Whether you’re a writer who always needs…

Katie Oldenburg | June 5, 2014 - 9:00 am

Chipotle Now Serving Great Writing As A Free Side Dish

Have you ever run out to grab lunch alone, only to realize you didn’t bring your phone or a book or a magazine or anything to read while you eat?

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 16, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Life Dream Status: Amtrak Is Offering Writers’ Residencies

No more trying to find a coffee shop with reliable WiFi and clean bathrooms. No more praying your roommate can refrain from talking for half a day while you peck…

Ami Angelowicz | February 24, 2014 - 12:40 pm

The Exceptional Rise Of “I” And “Me”

According to a study published in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, in an analysis of literature published between 1960 and 2008, the use of first person singular pronouns (I, me)…

Ami Angelowicz | August 16, 2013 - 3:00 pm

My Top 3 Favorite Female Essayists

Good non-fiction is hard to find. After about 3 years of working on turning my blog into a book, I amazingly and bafflingly have an e-book coming out (I Forgot To Be Famous) of…

Almie Rose | July 1, 2013 - 3:00 pm

5 Lessons I’ve Learned From Writing About My Relationships On The Frisky

For the last five years (longer, if you include the six months I worked on the site before we actually launched), I’ve been editing The Frisky. But I’ve also done…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 19, 2013 - 10:00 am

A Note About Being A Female Blogger — And The Sexual Harassment That Comes With It

This is not directed at any one person. This is something I feel I have to say on behalf of myself and possibly many other female bloggers out there.

Almie Rose | February 19, 2013 - 11:00 am

Pen, Pencil Or Sloth? Now You Can Draw With All Of ‘Em

Regular writing utensils are so boring. That’s why we’re super into this new app that let’s you draw with sloths. Yes, that’s right, sloths. The Sloths.AreRad.com gives you the sloth…

Julie Gerstein | December 30, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Amy Ephron Is My Mentor, And She Really Likes Cee-Lo Green’s Watch

I love when great opportunities just boink me in the head. One day my friend Liz asked me if I was looking for work. She was assisting a lovely writer but got…

Almie Rose | December 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm

And The Worst Sentence Of The Year Is …

“As he told her that he loved her she gazed into his eyes, wondering, as she noted the infestation of eyelash mites, the tiny deodicids burrowing into his follicles to…

Ami Angelowicz | August 15, 2012 - 2:20 pm