Find the prompts, interviews, quotes, book recommendations, and other inspirational articles to help you write that novel, short story, article, or whatever other piece of writing you're currently working on...or that you want to write! Our Be Inspired sections are here to get the creative juices flowing.
What Is Pastiche in Literature, and Why Is Sherlock Holmes Perfect for It?
What has made Sherlock Holmes so adaptable and changeable throughout the character’s original inception? Author Timothy Miller explains.
Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Setting Goals
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 not setting goals.
As Technology Continues to Change the Way We Think About Reading and Writing, What’s Something You Hope Never Changes?: From Our Readers (Comment for a Chance at Publication)
This post announces our latest From Our Readers question: As technology continues to change the way we think about reading and writing, what’s something you hope never changes? Comment for a chance at publication in a future issue of Writer's Digest.
Radhika Sanghani: On Personal Growth Inspiring Fiction
Award-winning journalist and author Radhika Sanghani discusses how her own self-love journey inspired her to write her new novel, 30 Things I Love About Myself.
Leah Konen: On the Thrill of Real-life Inspiration
Author Leah Konen discusses how being stranded led to the idea for her new thriller novel, The Perfect Escape.
185 Writing Quotes From Writer's Digest Magazine in 2021
Here are 185 quotes from writers, editors, agents, and other publishing professionals taken directly from Writer's Digest issues published in 2021.
Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Only Looking to the “Classics” for Inspiration
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 only looking to the “classics” for inspiration.