September 30, 2019

Why We Should Call it Art

By Aatif Rashid

There’s a tendency in the writing community to be suspicious of the word “art.” For a lot of people, the word is pretentious, a grandiose attempt to elevate our writing […]

October 26, 2018

On Character Names

By Aatif Rashid

Picking a character name is often as hard as writing the first line of a new novel or story—the kind of specific and essential task that often halts any momentum […]