Storytelling Filter
  1. “What If People Could Tell Their Own Stories?”

    “Stories,” writes Lisa Katayama, “help us make sense of our world.”

    Diversity
    What's your story? How are you telling it on your blog, website, or portfolio?
  2. Write Through It: The A to Z Challenge by Susanna Sturgis

    Professional editor Susanna Sturgis takes on the A to Z Challenge.

    Inspiration
  3. History Imagined

    Three authors of historical fiction joined forces to create History Imagined, a blog for writers and readers who relish the opportunity to imagine long-gone worlds.

    Authors
  4. I have to assign meaning to the problem, and understand its implications before I can begin to imagine a solution. Design is a language that is greater than the sum of its visual parts. Design begins with words.

    Design
  5. creartfuldodger

    Canadian artist Wilma Millette tells stories through collage and mixed media art, using found objects, old ephemera, photos, and other treasures from her “junk collection.”

    Art
  6. TMI Project

    TMI Project is a nonprofit offering memoir workshops and storytelling performances that breed compassion and dismantle barriers to human connection.

    Memoir
  7. Le Mobile Feast

    “Moments of epiphany, about oneself and others, can come among a group of new friends as well as between people who’ve known each other for decades.” Writer and cook Steve at Le Mobile Feast travels across the country with the goal of cooking a dinner party in every state.

    Cooking
  8. Nostalgic Times

    There’s a touch of innocence, violence, mystery, and magic in Laura Silvestre Bataller’s ethereal photo essay at Creative Thresholds.

    Art
    Image by Laura Silvestre Bataller
  9. Writing SFF in the Resistance

    “So what part will writers and illustrators and comic book writers and creators of SFF play in this coming struggle? . . . That’s up to us. To decide to see this story through. To write and dream of that better ending.” Phenderson Djèlí Clark on writing in the midst of dark, trying times.

    Fiction
  10. The Geography of Connection

    “There’s a lot happening in the world right now that would lead us to believe how disconnected we are from each other — but if this map says anything, I believe it’s that connection is real, alive, and important to us all.” Candace Rose Rardon illustrates a map of her readers’ travel stories.

    Art
    Map by Candace Rose Rardon
  11. NonBinary Review

    NonBinary Review authors reinvent classic texts, from Grimm’s fairy tales to Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. Their short stories, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art interacts with the original work to fill in blanks, extend the story, and offer a fresh perspective.

    Fiction
  12. Why NaNoWriMo is Noble Nuttiness (and Eight Steps to Make It Easier)

    Writer Guy Bergstrom explains why NaNoWriMo sets up aspiring novelists for failure — and how a different approach, focusing on narrative and structure over output, might be the way to go.

    Authors
    Image by Cheri Lucas Rowlands
  13. Canadian Cinephile

    Film lover Jordan Richardson is a voracious consumer of all cinematic genres, from horror to documentaries. He’s been sharing reviews and other movie-related writing on his blog since 2009.

    Art
  14. Ivan Coyote

    Check out the site of Ivan Coyote — award-winning Canadian storyteller and author of 11 books, including the recently released Tomboy Survival Guide.

    Authors
  15. The Settlement

    On her site, novelist Katharine Tree takes readers behind the scenes of her writing and editing process, and shares posts about other passions like knitting and gardening.

    Books