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Meghan Ward

I'm a freelance writer and book editor represented by Andy Ross of the Andy Ross Literary Agency. You can read an excerpt of my memoir, Paris On Less Than $10,000 A Day, and visit my website for more info about me.

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Writerland Works: “Getting Unstuck” by Teresa K. Miller

Today I’d like to introduce Writerland Works, original works written for Writerland readers. This week Teresa K. Miller, author of the poetry collection Sped, writes about “Getting Unstuck” as a writer.

Photo by Dalton Lasnier

Twenty minutes down the dirt road from San Gerardo, the downpour breached every seam in my jacket, and […]

18 Holiday Gifts for Writers

Yes! It’s that time of year. Time for the Writerland 2011 Gifts for Writers Buying Guide! In addition to the usual case of wine, Moleskine notebook, nice pen, and day-at-the-spa gifts that all writers love, here are 17 other great ideas:

1. Come On All You Ghosts by Matthew Zapruder I work with Matthew, and […]

Writers and Depression

First, an announcement: It’s Memoir May here at Writerland! What does that mean? It means that I’ll be editing memoirs this month for 30% off my regular rate. Why this super-amazing spring discount? Because while my own memoir is being marked up with red ink by my editor in New York, I have more time […]

RIP Victor Martinez

We’re sad here at the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto to announce the death of poet and novelist Victor Martinez. His bio on the Harper Collins website reads: Victor Martinez was born and raised in Fresno, California, the fourth in a family of twelve children. He attended California State University at Fresno and Stanford University, and […]

How To Get A Fulbright

What could be more awesome than spending a year in a foreign country while you get paid to write your book? Well, that’s what a Fulbright Scholarship offers, and today we have several Fulbright Scholars with advice on the application process. One said that what helped her most was reading essays written by former Fulbright […]

The Guilt-Free and Transformative Power of Poetry

Today we have a guest post from Teresa K. Miller on what it’s like to be a poet in a prose-reader’s world …

Compared to prose writers I know, I spend a lot less time actually writing. I find that if I make myself write when I’m not inspired, I largely produce work I could […]