Writer’s Digest Magazine November/December 2013 Online Exclusives

Check out all of the online exclusives from the Novemer/December 2013 issue below.

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 ...

The Rices on Research

In these bonus outtakes from our exclusive dual interview in the November/December 2013 issue of Writer’s Digest, Anne Rice and Christopher Rice share the inside scoop on their research processes. Is research something you specifically set aside time to do, or does it just organically happen in the process of following your natural interests,...

82nd Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition Winners

Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate the 101 winners of the 82nd Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition! Grand Prize Dan J. Fiore Pittsburgh, PA Children’s/Young Adult Fiction 1st Julia Byers Troy, MI 2nd Andie Newton Richland, WA 3rd Laurie Alloway San Diego, CA 4th Jack Winn Green Bay, WI 5th Carolyn Slusser Rock Island,...

Online Exclusive: Dan J. Fiore’s “Masks”

“Masks,” a genre short story by Dan J. Fiore, is the Grand Prize winner of the 82nd Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition. MASKS Someone screams. Jay turns, following his wife’s eyes behind him to the front door across the diner. Three men in wet ski masks and camo hunting gear stand holding guns, their...

Online Exclusive: Q&A With Dan J. Fiore

Dan J. Fiore, the grand prize winner of WD’s 2013 Annual Competition, always felt unsure of his writing and his own skill. A natural born writer who decided the 8-to-5 office life wasn’t for him, Dan took a chance on becoming a freelancer, which he still does now. He also decided to enter our...