Listen here, punks! Discipline is the only way anybody ever accomplishes anything. Let these 7 tips guide you to sticking to your daily writing routine.
Whether you're writing your first novel or are struggling with completing a second one (or more), sometimes you need some help focusing and figuring out how to reach your goal. Use these 9 tricks to help you go from first sentence all the way to completed novel.
Between plotting, drafting time and editing time, you'll be surprised what the answer is.
This week, Sept. 27-Oct. 3, is Banned Books Week, the literary community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read whatever we damn well please.
The role of the denouement in literature is easy to comprehend and, once you understand it's definition, you'll be to spot it quite easily in most novels. Here the definition and an example.
Recently I was asked to talk to a group of ‘beginning writers’. Mind you, these people were adults; it’s not like they were in the first grade just learning how to spell c-a-t. I talked to them about the same things I discuss with experienced writers: how to be free and...
We’re always excited when a new issue of Writer’s Digest hits newsstands—especially when it’s delivering something our readers have specifically been asking for. So we’re especially jazzed about this week’s release of our March/April issue and its theme, “Make Your Writing Stand Out.” Whenever we poll the writing community, time and...