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 not knowing when to shelve a project.
Emmy-nominated writer Luke X. Cunningham explains how he came to write a middle-grade mystery novel and what he hopes for the kids who read his book.
Historical novelist David Gilman tackles the age-old question—how can genre writers best bring their subjects to life?
This post announces our latest From Our Readers ask: Describe a time when you found the courage to write. Comment for a chance at publication in a future issue of Writer's Digest.
Award-winning author Anna Lee Huber discusses the particular pain of writing during the 2020 lockdown and how she views historical fiction as a form of escape.
Novelist Donna Freitas explains how she came to write her first adult novel, The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano, and why she wants this book to be provocative.
Popular lecturer and biographer Joshua M. Greene shares how he handles writing a biography that is both accurate and concise while still illuminating the subject's personality.
This week, we’re excited to announce the start of the 2021 April PAD Challenge, upcoming webinars on writing queries and historical novel writing, and more!
This week, we're excited to showcase articles on the essential elements to writing a cohesive screenplay synopsis, why it pays off to make your script structurally sound, and an inspirational interview with Boss Level writer/director Joe Carnahan, and an in-depth exploration of the adaption of A Wrinkle in Time from ScriptMag.com.
Author and poet Jessica Barksdale discusses how she decided which poems would be included in her latest collection, Grim Honey, and why drafting each poem was a learning experience.