literature

Best corporate culture and workplace literature to better your workplace experience. Journal's favorite stories.

Caleb Shermana year ago
The Author Avoidant
I sit down in front of my computer with every intention of writing out another 3,000 words for this week. That's the goal—get my 3,000 words written and move on with life. I already have a draft of ho...
Caleb Shermana year ago
The Author Calmed
A success, and so it continues. Driven by a properly made cup of coffee, renewed vigor, and rediscovered inspiration, I set to work on the rewrite that will truly satisfy me. A story that I am certain...
Caleb Shermana year ago
The Agitated Author
This is how it begins. My morning routine, uninterrupted, goes off without a hitch. Unemployment would suit me if not for the lack of funding. The dishes are washing, the laundry is going, and I have ...
Lara Whatleya year ago
3 Ways to Improve Your Writing Overnight
When writing, there are a few simple mistakes that any novice will make without realizing what they are doing. These mistakes mark a piece of work as unpolished, or written by a beginner. Luckily, the...
Starting an Online Magazine
At the beginning of 2016, I decided I wanted to create an online literary magazine. While taking a course about poetry with an emphasis on publishing and literary magazines, I was quickly inspired to ...
Deanne Adamsa year ago
Networking Nightmare
The room was beginning to fill up with people. Several groups of business owners had formed, coffee cups in hand. The chatter of small talk buzzed back and forth. It was Jane's first networking meetin...
Robyn Justinea year ago
Books for Thought
When it comes to books “don’t just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it but you will never grow from it.” This is a quote from one my favourite motivational speakers Jim Rohn. Where I don...
A Recommendation of Sorts
Hey there fellow writers, I'm back. This is the continuum to my introductory piece, "On How I Found My Voice," over in Education. So you don't feel lost, I'd suggest reading that baby before you dive ...
Jessica Briggsa year ago
Writing
Meg sat at her desk. Her pen hovered over the parchment. Many times the pen moved toward the parchment and then away. She had writer's block. Her new book had just been published. She had promised a s...
Sarah Russella year ago
Why I Love Story Writing!
I've honestly been writing stories since before I can remember. I've always been a creative child, and I've grown into a even more creative, but now experienced, young adult. Here are some of my favor...
David Stonera year ago
Run Through the Wall
Trying to finish my novel has brought me a great deal of anguish and uncertainty. I just can’t seem to stay with it long enough to finish. The novel is done but the rewrites seem endless. I hope this ...
5 Tips To Help You Survive NaNoWriMo
NaNoWriMo, short for National Novel Writing Month, is one of the most widely undertaken annual writing exercises in the world. Every November, thousands of writers — amateurs and professionals alike —...
Carolyn Arnolda year ago
Characters Make a Book Worth Reading
A book would be nothing without characters, and with such an important role, it’s vital that we create ones that are strong and stay with the reader long after they put down your book. But why stop wi...
Amanda McNeilla year ago
Confessions of a Fanfiction Writer
I have been writing fanfiction for thirteen years; sometimes I am very on top of my game, while the rest of the time I am glaring at my computer screen like it is the reason I am unable to think of an...
Jesse Guerreroa year ago
Book Summary: How To Win Friends & Influence People
This book is #9 this month on Amazon's most read books of the month and has been in the top twenty for 9 weeks in a row. If you have ever thought about reading this book you are part of a large group ...
Maruf Hossaina year ago
Standardized Testing
"I Just Sued The School System" in many ways has emphasized the overall core issue in the U.S. Education System. The one size fits all, cookie cutter issue. It has also explained a major issue within standardized testing.
Hellion .2 years ago
Author Speaks 1
I felt recognized as worthy, in that moment. As though I would soon be formidable competition for those authors that I'd so admired. The notice came that Hellion would be published, although my reques...