On Writing: An Introduction to The Lit Flamingo

By Lyndsay Hall There’s an afternoon I attribute often to my becoming a writer, though it happened eighteen years after I started writing. I lived in a Miami Beach high-rise called The Flamingo with a man I wouldn’t recognize as pure trash for another month. The windows glowed teal over the harbor, and inside was…

Best of Summer Craft Advice for Writers

Why You Should Write About Your Characters at Work by Jason AllenI’m not sure what this says about me as a person—hopefully it says I’m not capitalism’s biggest fan, because true—but I have the hardest time imagining my characters at work. Isn’t work the least interesting thing about a person? In my mind, a character…