Hi hi, m’dears, Happy Sylvia Plath birthday to you! In honor of the day (coincidentally enough, this year it falls on Hug A Scorpio Poet, Get Stung Day), I wanted to investigate something I’m always curious about when I reread her journals, which is: in the entries when she’s totting up the different amounts she’s […]
Black Cardigan Newsletter
The Black Cardigan newsletter contains advice, enthusiasms, and curiosities related to writing and creativity. It comes out every other Friday!
Sign up for the newsletter on the sidebar here. The archives are all online, but here are some favorites:
- On the notebooks and wisdom of Harriet The Spy.
- What to do when you have that gross, jittery, too-much-Internet feeling, with help from the movie Spirited Away.
- Some of the terrible writing advice given to Shirley Jackson and Sylvia Plath, along with Shirley Jackson’s own (excellent) advice on getting started on a story.
- The number-one, best piece of advice for when you’re stuck on a creative project.