An offering of writing advice by writer and critic Yanyi.
Send a Letter
Writing strategies for perfectionism
Writing against the (Platonic) form.
Writing friendships and saying yes
My best writing friends have come out of situations when I’ve just said yes.
A few different paths with the MFA
And one path nearly without it.
Tidying up the limiting beliefs
The magical art of insomnia.
Limitations of the phantom “we”
The crowd can grow as far as your dreams make them. And not just your dreams, but your nightmares too.
The optional notebook
It's not about rules, but awareness.
Postscript: On cultural capitalism and talent