About Creative Writing Now

Creative Writing Now was founded by writing teachers to be a supportive and friendly online space for authors and poets at all stages in their writing lives.

Our mission:

  • Educate - with high-quality courses and free resources for independent study.
  • Encourage - by maintaining a positive atmosphere and providing guidance for beginning writers.
  • Inspire - by sharing our passion for literature and writing.

Meet some of our team



Nancy Strauss
Founder and Online Courses Director

Nancy taught creative and expository writing at the University of Michigan before moving to the Czech Republic and then Spain. Since then, she has worked as an English teacher and consultant, published a book about online communities, and founded a content writing and translation company. She has an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in English from Oberlin College.

Linda Leopold Strauss
Contributor

Linda is the author of numerous fiction and nonfiction books for young people, including Drop Everything and Write!: An Easy Breezy Guide for Kids Who Want to Write a Story (E & E Publishing, 2010). In addition to her thirty-year career as an author, she has taught writing courses for the Institute of Children's Literature. Linda lives in Cincinnati with her husband, Bill.





Cristina Viejo and Graciela Garcia
Web Designers

Cristina and Graciela are responsible for the new look of the Creative Writing Now website and created the woman with the laptop that you see at the top of this page. They are currently available for new design projects, including websites, illustrations, and other types of graphic design. Enquiries can be sent using the e-mail form below.





Legal information

This website is owned by William Victor, S.L. You can find the company's legal information here.

Contact us

Questions? Feedback? We'd love to hear from you. You can use our e-mail form below to drop us a line, or write to us by snail mail c/o William Victor, Calle Viriato 2, puerta 639, 28010 Madrid, Spain.

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