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Sling Your Web

It takes more than good writing to get readers to notice. Here are tricks and tips to use today's technology to promote your work.

Change Your Point of View

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.

Hook Kids’ Attention With Your Writing

Between the Internet, Nintendo and the TV remote how can "boring" books compete? If you've never asked yourself a similar question, you've probably never written anything for children. Marcia T. Jones and Debbie Dadey explain what it takes to grab a kid's attention and hold onto it from the beginning to...

Advice from Agent Steven Malk


Steven Malk of Writer''s House, who handles children''s book authors like Jon Scieszka and Elise Primavera, talks about the advantages of having an agent, offers tips on choosing one, and reveals what he looks for in a manuscript.

Dual Success

More and more print publications are producing web counterparts. How does that affect nonfiction writers? David A. Fryxell, Writer's Digest Editorial Director, provides some insight.

Great Endings

You can craft all the Oscar-winning dialogue you want, but if your last scene isn't up to snuff, your movie won't make it.