Find all 30 poetry prompts for the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge in this post.
Mia P. Manansala, author of Arsenic & Adobo, explains how writers can help their main character solve a mystery when they're the prime suspect.
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 writers make is not using your spare 15 minutes.
Bestselling author Pam Jenoff shares how she explored themes of isolation in her latest novel, The Woman with the Blue Star, while writing during the 2020 pandemic lockdown.
Humor often stems from things that are not humorous. Can you mine your family's dynamics for inspiration? Author Jesse Q. Sutanto believes you can, and gives you her top 3 tips for doing so.
World-building can be an exciting process for the fantasy writer ... but what about when you hit an idea roadblock? Author A.J. Smith has 5 tips for ensuring that you keep your imagination engaged.
Debut author D. Eric Maikranz explains how he connected with his audience after self-publishing his novel The Reincarnationist Papers and what it was like to get that novel picked up by a Hollywood director and traditional publisher later on.
What separates professional writers from amateurs? Author Matthew Harffy has the answer, and tips for ensuring that you make your publication dreams a reality.
Critically acclaimed thriller novelist Carter Wilson explains why he uses memory—or complete lack thereof—as a central thematic element in his works and how other writers can as well.
This week, we’re excited to announce the deadlines for several competitions, give you information on our upcoming conference, and more!
In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn how to create dynamic characters in comedy, how to format your screenplay to implement a “cameraman” as a character, the business of film financing, understanding subtext in the film Taxi Driver, and more!