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8 Tips for Developing a Thrilling Espionage Premise
Maintaining tension and high stakes requires careful attention in the writing process. Ambassador Philip Kaplan offers 8 tips for developing a thrilling espionage premise that helped him in writing his debut book, Night in Tehran.
Holiday Gifts for Logomaniacs: 15 Gift Ideas for Word Lovers, Editors, Translators, and Writers
From the practical to the entertaining, Gabriella Aldeman offers 15 gift ideas for the writer in your life.
2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 23
For the 2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets are tasked with writing a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write an Unplug and/or Plug In poem.
A Conversation About Addiction and the Family Dynamic
Authors Jessica Lahey and Lynne Reeves Griffin have an open discussion on writing complicated realities, the intersection of memoir and nonfiction, and more.
WD Presents: 6 WDU Courses, Our Short Short Story Competition Deadline, and More!
This week, we’re excited to announce 6 WDU courses, our Short Short Story Competition accepting submissions, and more!
2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 21
For the 2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets are tasked with writing a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write an ekprhastic poem.
Writing Holiday Films, Comedies, and Biopics (From Script)
In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, an intimate conversation with King Richard scribe Zach Baylin about writing biopics, learn about female trailblazer Alice Burton Russell Micheaux, the pros and cons of pursing an MFA, and more!
Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Ignoring Your Weaknesses
The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so we started this series to help identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake is ignoring your weaknesses.