Resources for Writers and Seekers

A compilation of the best writer resources including videos, books and articles about writing and being inspired.

Videos on Writing

How to Write a Short Story

Kurt Vonnegut gives a list of tips on writing.

Be An Artist, Right Now!

Korean author Young-ha Kim invokes the world’s greatest artists to urge you to unleash your inner child.

Discussing Inspiration

Paulo Coelho talking about inspiration to write a book.

Novel Writing

The key to writing is concentration, not inspiration, says Salman Rushdie.

Novels Can Learn from Poetry

Jonathan Safran Foer discusses how literature is changing and what it can learn from poetry.

An Interview with Mona Simpson

On the Fly: Mona Simpson

Go Ahead, Judge That Book By Its Cover

Augusten Burroughs provides writers with insightful advice.

Robert Pinsky: How Do You Compose?

Robert Pinsky talks about how he composes poetry.

Conversation: Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan is interviewed about “A Visit From the Goon Squad.”

Which Authors Influenced You?

Porochista Khakpour talks about writers who have influenced her.

Articles On Writing

“How To Write A Great Novel.”

This is an article featuring several different authors briefly describing the way they write. Read Article

“How to Write Great Fiction”

Jennifer Egan Explains the Steps. Read Article

Books On Writing

Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction

By Charles Baxter
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The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

By William Strunk Jr.
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A Book of Surrealist Games

By Alastair Brotchie
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Videos On Meditation, Spirituality, & More

Unconditional Love

Dr. Wayne Dryer interviews Anita Moorjani.


A conversation with Deepak Chopra and Stuart Hameroff.

Stand Up, Speak Out!

Marianne Williamson at TEDxTraverseCity.

How to Be Yourself

Eckhart Tolle on being yourself.

10-Minute Meditation (Fully Guided)

Susan Piver offers a 10-minute meditation.

How to Know When You've Found Your Purpose in Life

Oprah Winfrey interviews Caroline Myss.

Articles On Spirituality

Living “Fearwards”

by Richard Moss
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Gnosticism Ancient and Modern

By Jay Kinney
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The Mystery of Iniquity: Does Evil Exist or Do Bad Things Just Happen?

By Dr. Stephan A. Holler
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What is Visionary Art?

By Alex Grey
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A Shaman’s Journey

By Kelley Harrell
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