Announcing the Magazine Feature Writing winners of the 79th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition.
3 key ideas to publication from Writer's Digest University.
A multimedia education in writing and publishing.
Tools to help you write more, stress less, and create success.
Check out an exclusive Q&A with Sage Cohen, author of The Productive Writer.
Tips and tools to help you write more, stress less, and create success.
Plot Versus Character author Jeff Gerke discusses writing and publishing advice, how movies can help you understand storytelling structure, and more in this interview.
Learn more about what Hot List agents Rachelle Gardner, Chris Richman, Suzie Townsend and Ted Weinstein are seeking by reading these in-depth Q&As.
A day-by-day plan for outlining and writing your book.
Here are 4 quick exercises to make sure your characters speak to readers (and agents).
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All feature articles and columns published in Writer’s Digest during 2009 are indexed by topic. Abbreviations for regular columns: Ask the Pro (ATP), The Conference Scene (CS), InkWell (IW), First Impressions (FI), Nonfiction (NF), Postscript (PS), Questions & Quandaries (QQ), MFA Insider (MFA), The Conference Scene (CS), Writer’s Workbook (WW), Your...
There’s more than one way to edit the sentences from the “Writer’s Workbook” 10-minute style workshop.
How to Be a Writer author Barbara Baig discusses writing practice, being in the moment, and more in this exclusive Q&A.
Several Writer's Digest contributors share their best advice in 10 words or fewer.
As part of Writer’s Digest magazine’s special September “Big 10 Issue”, we whipped up a set of tongue-in-cheek staff listings to run in the InkWell section. And we had so much fun compiling the staff picks that we couldn’t stop there.
A balanced approach to writing great fiction.
Building your creative skills through practice and play.
Author Dinty W. Moore discusses not taking shortcuts, perseverance and why you need to love writing to be a writer.
Learn tips for creating vivid, memorable characters, rather than cardboard ones.
Writing and publishing creative nonfiction.
The Nighttime Novelist author Joseph Bates discusses how to make the most of your precious writing time.