Author Archives: Tiffany Luckey

Your Story 63: Submit Now!

Prompt: Write a short story, of 750 words or fewer, based on the photo on the left. Remember: You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story. Use the submission form below OR email your submission directly to yourstorycontest@fwmedia.com. IMPORTANT: If you experience trouble with the submission form, please email...

5 Ways to Modify NaNoWriMo

It’s November, and that means many writers are well into their (first? second? 12th?) NaNoWriMo experience. But for many other writers, crafting a 50,000-word novel in 30 days is daunting, and they’d rather write a book over a span of a few months (or years), rather than just one. If you fall in the...

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).

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 ...

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 the results. The winners in ranking order are as follows: 1. The water receded and the bride was gone, but so were...

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.

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.