In her latest Chronicle essay, Rachel Toor writes about the habit of writing. Warning: Prepare to feel chastised if you aren't a)writing and b)exercising as much as you should/want to be.
I've been out of college almost 20 years, but I still enjoy reading the main campus newspaper (and thanks to the Internet, it's easy for me to do so!). Here's a story--about a "budding freshman author" named Noni D. Carter--that makes such visits to the newspaper's site even more meaningful.
Midge Raymond reports on her recent trip to the Southern California Writers' Conference and what she heard there.
Another useful nuts-and-bolts column from "After Deadline."