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November PAD Chapbook Challenge

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.

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November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 27

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 27 is all about resolutions.

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Preslaysa Williams: On Finding Hope in Romance

Award-winning author Preslaysa Williams discusses the process of writing her new romance novel, A Sweet Lowcountry Proposal.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 26

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 26 requires a second thought.

12 Books That Make Perfect Gifts This Holiday Season

12 Books That Make Perfect Gifts This Holiday Season

Here are 12 books released in 2022 that make perfect gifts this holiday season for the reader in your life.

Writing a Nonfiction Crime Story in a Literary Style

Writing a Nonfiction Crime Story in a Literary Style

Rigorous research, incorporating  authentic dialogue, and adding details from true-to-life moments, author Deborah Larkin shares how she wrote a nonfiction crime story in a literary style.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 25

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 25 gets serious.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Make a Deal

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Make a Deal

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character make a deal.

5 Rules of Ethical Journalism

5 Rules of Ethical Journalism

Alison Hill shares five rules of ethical journalism and shines a light on why more and more people may be growing weary of journalism and journalists.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 24

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 24 considers what it's all for.

12 Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing Your Cookbook

12 Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing Your Cookbook

Cookbook author Deanna Martinez-Bey shares 12 pros and cons of self-publishing your cookbook to help you make the best choice for you and your manuscript.

Chloe Liese: On Changing Character Dynamics in Romance

Chloe Liese: On Changing Character Dynamics in Romance

Author Chloe Liese discusses the classic Shakespeare play that inspired her new romance novel, Two Wrongs Make a Right.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 23

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 23 is all about the family.

How To Blend True Crime With Historical Fiction in Your Writing

How To Blend True Crime With Historical Fiction in Your Writing

Author Camilla Bruce shares how to blend true crime with historical fiction that both shares facts and inspires fiction.

Just ... Different

Just ... Different

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, base your story off this opening: Jerri has been different since her accident.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 22

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 22 features our fourth Two-for-Tuesday prompt.

Ashley Herring Blake: On Letting Characters Lead

Ashley Herring Blake: On Letting Characters Lead

Award-winning author Ashley Herring Blake discusses the process of writing her new romance novel, Astrid Parker Doesn’t Fail.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 21

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 21 involves six words.

How To Create a Character Profile To Write Believable Characters

How to Create a Character Profile To Write Believable Characters

Writing believable characters may not be easy, but it is important. Here, author Carly Schabowski shares the importance of writing believable characters in our stories as well as 19 questions for creating a character profile.

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WD Presents: New Writer's Yearbook, Agent One-on-One Boot Camp, and More!

This week, we're excited to announce our new Writer's Yearbook, the Agent One-on-One Boot Camp, and more!

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 20

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 20 features a little conflict.

5 Tips for Writing Urban Fantasy Fiction

5 Tips for Writing Urban Fantasy Fiction

Bestselling author Steve McHugh shares five tips for writing urban fantasy fiction that have helped him through the drafting process and to the fully finished novel.

Nikki Payne: On the Culture of Desire in Romance

Nikki Payne: On the Culture of Desire in Romance

Cultural anthropologist and author Nikki Payne discusses modernizing classic literature in her new romance novel, Pride and Protest.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 19

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 19 may or may not involve mythology.

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so this series helps identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's mistake is putting all your writing eggs in one basket.