Black, white, young, old, rich, poorso just who is writing poetry in the new millennium?
Flannery O''Connor employed a unique form of narrative bias to power her stories.
by Susan Carol Hauser, author of You Can Write a Memoir
What do you do when you have more information than your allotted word count can handle? David Fryxell, the editorial director of Writer's Digest, tackles the problem of information overload. Here five tips to help lighten your load.
"Write as you speak," says Maeve Binchy, author of Tara Road (Delacorte)
Your e-zine is hot off the cyber-presses, your methods of distribution are ready to roll, now you only need one thing: business. And that means PR.
Here are six tips from literary agent Lori Perkins, on how you can better prepare yourself to succeed in the business.
Staying on top of new markets requires understanding technology, noticing up-and-coming trends and searching for the unexpected.
We combed through the pages of Novel & Short Story Writer's Market to bring you 15 book publishers that don't require an agent, aren't based in New York City and will consider first-time authors of mainstream/literary fiction.
An interesting life and excellent writing are key to a compelling memoir. Learn the elements that will help make your story stand out from the rest of the pack.
Fly through your writing assignments with these five tips for planning your projects so you get the best articles in the least time!
Writing in a specific point of view enables you to convey all the impressions and information you desire. Here are two exerices excerpted from Mastering Point of View.
Richard Paul Evans answers Writer's Digest's 7 questions.
Noted fantasy author Terry Brooks talks about working with George Lucas on the novelization of The Phantom Menace and about the joy of writing.
Time introduces a new character to our lives each season, one with a temperature and temperament that affects our own. Take the time to record the details of your life in winter.
There's no better way to record?and share?your adventures than by journaling.
There's a right way and a wrong way to put yourself in an article you're writing. Know the difference.
In this exclusive interview, Ridley Pearson, The New York Times best-selling author of 13 novels explains that well-conducted research into the kinds of characters you are writing is essential for writers.
Some tips about submitting poetry to magazines and publishers from Po
Get the most out of the best-selling software for screenwriters with these tips and tricks for unlocking the power of Final Draft
Novelist and short story writer Joyce Carol Oates has won the National Book Award, the PEN/Malamud Award for Achievement in the Short Story, and various other awards. Known best for her short stories, many of which have been anthologized in The Pushcart Prize and The Best American Short Stories of the 20th Century, Oates still...
The recent tough times in the media marketplace can mean opportunities for freelancers who can go with the flow.
Just a sampling of the many opportunities that exist for you the romance writer.
Q: While I’ve read several sites referred to as “blogs,” I’m not really sure what a blog is. What is a blog? —Christopher B. A: From writers at award-winning newspapers, to magazine editors to your neighbor’s teenage son, almost everyone seems to have a blog these days. But ask three people what a blog...
Is writing something you can't NOT do? If so, you're on the right track, as the case of writer Christine Byl