Jessica Grose: On the Unsustainability of Parenting
Opinion writer and author Jessica Grose discusses the complicated subject of modern motherhood in her new nonfiction book, Screaming on the Inside.
WD Presents: Last Chance to Nominate Your Favorite Writing Websites, Our Historical Fiction Virtual Conference, and More!
This week, we're excited to announce the deadline to nominate your favorite writing websites, our Historical Fiction Virtual Conference, and more!
12 Things to Consider When Writing Fight Scenes in Fiction (FightWrite™)
Trained fighter and author Carla Hoch shares 12 things all writers should consider when attempting to write effective fight scenes in fiction.
What Is the Hook, the Book, and the Cook Query Pitching Technique for Writers?
Find out what "the hook, the book, and the cook" are in relation to writing query letters and pitching books to literary agents and book editors. This post answers the question of what each one is and how to successfully assemble the pieces.
Rae Meadows: On a Personal Passion Inspiring Literary Fiction
Award-winning author Rae Meadows discusses how her lifelong love of gymnastics helped inspire her new literary novel, Winterland.
2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 29
For the 2022 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. Day 29 features our fifth (and final) Two-for-Tuesday prompt.
A Twist on the Holiday Romantic Comedy (From Script)
In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, acclaimed filmmaker Charles Shyer shares with Script his twist on the holiday romantic comedy in his new film The Noel Diary, and more.
WD Presents: 5 WDU Courses, our Short Short Story Competition, and More!
This week, we're excited to announce 5 WDU courses, our short short story competition deadline, and more!