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How to Write an Essay in College

By FayeApril 9, 2013
As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, you’re bound to have a few final essays to write. In fact, you’re... More  →
How to Write an Essay in College

EXCLUSIVE: Rick Yancey Tells Us About Writing the Most-Anticipated YA Novel of the Year

By kat_rosenfieldApril 8, 2013
One of the most-anticipated YA books slated for this year is THE 5TH WAVE, an alien apocalypse survival story... More  →
EXCLUSIVE: Rick Yancey Tells Us About Writing the Most-Anticipated YA Novel of the Year

SparkLife Poetry Club: Friendship

By Ricki HurtadoMarch 26, 2013
Hello everyone! First of all, YAY POETRY!! Second of all, yeeeaaah I didn't realize the Sparkler Post section would be clogged with awesome... More  →
SparkLife Poetry Club: Friendship

19 Jobs Your Main Character SHOULDN'T Have

By Scott GreenstoneMarch 22, 2013
Oh God. Another movie about a dentist. When have you ever heard that? There aren't movies or books or TV shows about dentists.... More  →
19 Jobs Your Main Character SHOULDN'T Have

Announcing the SparkLife Poetry Club

By Ricki HurtadoMarch 18, 2013
I used to think I was the only person in English who actually looked forward to reading poetry. I thought it was... More  →
Announcing the SparkLife Poetry Club

You Guys, the NYC Teen Author Festival starts TODAY!

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 18, 2013
Don't get us wrong. We're not saying you should sell your textbooks online, empty your Dalek piggy bank, tell your... More  →
You Guys, the NYC Teen Author Festival starts TODAY!

Dan's 22 Storytelling Tips

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 13, 2013
Pixar’s storyboard artist Emma Coats wrote 22 awesome storytelling tips for writers, and since Tweeting the list, it’s gone viral. The advice... More  →
Dan's 22 Storytelling Tips

How to Write a Short Story

By Sean McCarthyMarch 7, 2013
Step 1: Panic An important part of the writing process is having a deadline that you ignore until the last possible minute. This... More  →
How to Write a Short Story

Writer Wars: PLOT TWIST!

By wallflower19March 4, 2013
While I wait for my picture to load (I really hope it'll hurry up) I'll take some time for a brief recap.... More  →

Writer Wars: Haiku Time!

By wallflower19February 25, 2013
Wow. I'm amazed at the success of the new Writer Wars. I even almost fainted when I saw that the fabulous Chelsea... More  →