Not-writing is a state of comfort

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I’ve always thought of myself as a writer, although saying it out like that sounds a bit pompous, at least to me. Building something through my words never fails to thrill me, but I wouldn’t say I like to attach a defined role to it. I think the lack of pressure on my younger self […]

The COL’s Vocation of Writing Series Brings Literary Speakers to Campus

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For the past three years, Associate Professor of the Practice in Letters Charles Barber has spearheaded a writing-oriented speaker series through the College of Letters with the goal of giving students the opportunity to learn from and speak with professionals in the field. The series first took off in 2020 with a series of nonfiction […]

Humans are still better than bots at writing. Here’s why.

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I was sitting poolside at a San Juan, Puerto Rico, resort bar, minding my own business, when ChatGPT settled into a barstool next to mine and ordered a pina colada. It was a bold move, considering the sun was not yet over the yardarm, as we like to say in the islands. I took another […]

“Writing On The Edge” Is Anthology of Alaska Stories


David James, editor of the Alaskan literature anthology “Writing on the Edge,” during a signing at Title Wave Books on March 4. James will be at Barnes & Noble in Fairbanks this Saturday from 1 to 3. PHOTO BY Karen Jensen Alaska means different things to different people. A new anthology of 33 Alaska stories, […]

TUCKER ON Writing Well

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Over 30 years ago, I received my bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Tennessee. Despite the passing of time, I still hold dear two items from my five-year educational journey: my framed diploma and a small book entitled “The Word: An Associated Press Guide to Good News Writing” by Rene J. Cappon. This […]

Writing-Focused Startups Draw Big Bucks


For years, tech writers have been warning about how AI will eliminate the need for all kinds of human-staffed professions from truck driving to portfolio management. Turns out, the AI bots are really coming for us. That’s becoming increasingly clear amidst the ongoing tech world buzz around OpenAI ‘s newly launched ChatGPT writing bot. Today’s […]

Why Reading and Writing Fan-fiction Shouldn’t Be Embarrassing

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The opinions expressed in this article are the writer’s own and do not reflect the views of Her Campus. As a dorky preteen during the 2010s, I was bound to be exposed to the large world of popular fanfiction sites, such as Wattpad , AO3 , and Quotev . I would endlessly scroll through users’ […]

Wanna Be a Better Writer? This Show Shares the Recipe

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Andor is a masterclass in screenwriting. Here is how and why. Andor is the Disney+ Star Wars entry that has delighted fans, non-fans, and critics alike. And this alone is a seemingly impossible task—the monster IP has left countless creatives in its destructive wake. The bottom line is if you want to watch amazing scenes […]

Molly Sentell Haile ’94 on the Art of the Short Story and Healing Through Writing

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Sentelle Haile’s fiction has appeared in Jabberwock Review and Cream City Review and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her nonfiction has appeared in Oxford American and O. Henry Magazine and has received an honorable mention in The Best American Nonrequired Reading . She teaches creative writing classes for people with cancer, survivors and […]

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