Storytelling Filter
  1. On Writing a Novel: “Should I Be Writing Bigger?”

    Michelle, writer at The Green Study, muses on novel writing and committing to the process.

    Books
  2. Advice to College Graduates Contemplating the Writing Life

    “Waiting. Writing. You decide, until it’s no longer a choice and you are reaching for your laptop, as essential as your inhaler. Quiet yourself and live in words, but try not to hear those other voices, the ones that long to steer you to the path of should.”

    Inspiration
  3. One Story, One Picture: A Daily Flash Fiction Collaboration

    At Flash 365, a writer and artist collaborate on short stories.

    Art
    All illustrations by Nikita at Flash 365
  4. Omar Z Robles

    Photographer and social media influencer Omar Z Robles is known for his unique aesthetic of street photography, capturing dancers on the streets who tell stories through movement. He is an official Fujifilm X-Photographer and has a massive Instagram following.

    Art
    Image by Omar Z Robles
  5. “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?
  6. Write Through It: The A to Z Challenge by Susanna Sturgis

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

    Inspiration
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. TMI Project

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

    Memoir
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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