Emily Gray Tedrowe shares how a perspective shift improved her latest novel (The Talented Miss Farwell), what she hopes is not a one-time thing, and more!
Kurt Vonnegut once said he wanted his novels to "catch people before they become generals and Senators and Presidents," to "poison their minds with humanity. Encourage them to make a better world." Here are seven ways he lived up to those aspirations.
Award-winning and bestselling novelist Clare Mackintosh shares why it took three novels to write her most recent (After the End), what she learned about writing thrillers, and more!
Author, screenwriter, and lyricist Leticia Sala shares her best advice for fellow writers, what happened on the night of her engagement in Rome (besides getting engaged), her feelings on healthy love, and more!
Novelist and screenwriter Karol Hoeffner shares what inspired her latest novel (Knee Deep), what surprised her the most in writing it, her best piece of advice for other writers who may be feeling writer's block during the pandemic, and more!
Each year, Writer's Digest compiles the 101 Best Websites for Writers. See the complete 2020 list here.
New literary agent alerts (with this spotlight featuring Aria Gmitter of the Whimsy Literary Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
Bestselling romance and women's fiction novelist Robin Wells shares why her latest novel (She Gets That From Me) took longer than normal to complete, how her editor surprised her, what we all deep-down yearn for, and more!
Learn when to use anyone vs. anybody vs. someone vs. somebody with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including examples of each.
Robert Scotellaro, author of five full-length story collections, including his most recent What Are the Chances?, shares his fascination with flash fiction, three critical components to writing success, and more.
In this post, Dustin Grinnell explores the tactics that author Michael Crichton used to craft realistic science fiction within one of his most popular novels, 'Sphere.'
Editor Jennifer Haupt delivers the top tools for creating a cohesive and engaging anthology that writers will be excited to be a part of and readers will fall in love with.
YA author Annie Sullivan shares how she had to raise the stakes for everyone in her sequel to A Touch of Gold, why the writing process changed because of selling it on proposal, and more!
Hanna C. Howard shares that her path to success involved starting a new project (her YA fantasy novel, Ignite the Sun), how long it took to get a book contract after acceptance, her best advice for other writers, and more!