In this post, J.D. Lasica of Authors A.I. shares how artificial intelligence can help authors write a better novel and questions whether A.I. could be a boon to future writers and authors.
Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, we consider how a story changes when a character starts acting out of character.
In this author spotlight, Heather Lanier shares how her blog posts put her on the path to publication success with a new book, Raising a Rare Girl.
Here are 10 terrific quotes from Charlotte's Web, by E.B. White. In the same book that involves matters of life and death, the power of persuasion, and growing up, Charlotte's Web provides plenty of quotable moments.
In this post, Jeff Gomez shares how a podcast led to book publication of his new title Zeppelin Over Dayton: Guided By Voices Album by Album, what surprised him in the publication process, his best piece of advice for authors, and more.
Abbi Waxman, author of The Garden of Small Beginnings and The Bookish Life of Nina Hill, shares what inspired her most recent novel, I Was Told It Would Get Easier, how her promotion plans changed with the pandemic, and more.
This post announces our latest From Our Readers question: What do you hope to achieve with your writing? Comment for a chance at publication in a future issue of Writer's Digest.
Here are 12 magical quotes from The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. In the same book that involves planet hopping, misunderstandings, and memory, The Little Prince provides plenty of quotable moments.
In this 1938 Writer's Digest article, Leon Byrne emphasizes the importance of learning and getting back to the fundamentals of craft, particularly when writing short stories (though we find his advice applicable to novels as well).
Congratulations to Gregory Jeffers! Read "Quitting Time," his winning entry to the 20th Annual Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition.