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Author Archives: Tiffany Luckey

About Tiffany Luckey

Tiffany Luckey is the associate editor for Writer's Digest and the Writing Community at F+W Media. She runs a TV blog at www.anothertvblog.com.

Your Story 60: Submit Now!

Prompt: A man opens his mailbox to find an envelope containing a set of instructions. Read more

Your Story 59: CLOSED

Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo to the left. Read more

Your Story 58 Winner: Commit This to Memory

Prompt: You come home from a relaxing vacation and realize you have the wrong suitcase. Read more

Getting the Details Right in Your Novel: Psychologist vs. Psychiatrist

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Although both professions study and treat people with psychological and behavioral issues, there are big distinctions between psychologists and psychiatrists. Fortunately, you don’t need to feign emotional trauma and lie on a couch for hours to get it right in your work. Here’s a breakdown. Read more

More Markets for Pop Fiction

The March/April 2014 issue’s roundup of literary journals that accept genre short stories is divided by category, from children’s to mystery to science fiction. In this bonus sidebar online, we offer up four markets that accept work in multiple genres (romance, historical and more). Read more

Your Story 57: Winners!

Prompt: Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo to the left. Read more

Your Story 56 Winner: Pa & Me at Sea

Prompt: “If you can guess what I have in my pocket, you can have it.” Read more

Your Story 55: The Winners!

Prompt: Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo to the left. Read more

Extra Credit: Online MFA Programs

Online Master of Fine Arts programs are among the newest options in graduate education. In our companion to November/December issue’s roundup of online writing workshops, learn more about these five young Web-based MFAs … Read more

Your Story 54: The Winners!

Prompt: Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo to the left. Thanks to everyone who entered and voted in Your Story 54! Here are … Read more

Your Story 53 Winner: Sausage, Peppers, and Ice Cream

Prompt: A girl puts a quarter in a gumball machine and a human tooth comes out. Read more

MAGAZINE MARKET SPOTLIGHT: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS

In the October 2013 issue of Writer’s Digest, National Geographic Kids is among one of three handpicked venues spotlighted in the Standout Markets column. In this special online exclusive, we share more Q&A with Editor Rachel Buchholz, who discusses the key to successful article pitches, and more. Read more

Your Story 52: The Winners!

Prompt: Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo to the left. Read more

Your Story 51 Winner: Stray Lust

Prompt: Begin your story with the following line of dialogue: “Heads, we get married; tails, we break up.” Read more

Your Story 50: The Winners!

Prompt: Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo to the left. Read more

Gabbing With Giffin

In these outtakes from the March/April 2013 WD Interview, bestselling women’s fiction author Emily Giffin talks about relating to her readers, the challenges of writing from different perspectives and what fans can expect from her future books. Learn more about this modern-day Jane Austen in our exclusive extended Q&A. Read more

Your Story 49 Winner: Defining Home

Prompt: You’re stranded on a desert island with three items: a coconut, a mask and a dictionary. Read more

Your Story 48: The Winners!

Prompt: Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo to the left. Read more

Your Story 47 Winner: The Ticker

Prompt: A man who lives alone sees a set of footprints leading away from his house the morning after a heavy snowfall. Read more

Your Story 46: The Winners

Prompt: Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story incorporating these three words: fresh, hair and tangled. Read more

Your Story 45: Winners!

Prompt: Write the opening sentence (25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo to the left. Read more

Your Story 44: Winners!

Prompt: A nosy man eavesdrops on his co-workers and immediately regrets it. Read more

Standout Markets Spotlight: Glimmer Train

In the September 2012 issue of Writer’s Digest magazine, Glimmer Train literary journal is among the handpicked venues spotlighted in the Standout Markets column. In this special online exclusive, we share more Q&A with the editor who makes this market tick. Read more

Your Story 43: Winners!

Prompt: Write the opening sentence to a story (25 words or fewer) based on the photo prompt to the left. Read more

Your Story 42 Winner: The Safe Zone

Prompt: Begin your story with the following line of dialogue: “I’ve got to get out of these clothes—fast.” Read more

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