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Need Some Writing Gifts for that Writer in Your Life (You, Perhaps)?

Writer's Digest's Christmas & Holiday Gifts for Writers is filled with great writing gift ideas that will not only help any aspiring author write better, but also take that big step to land a literary agent and get published. Click here to check it out.

Choosing holiday gifts for writers can be fun, but can also be a bit of a challenge. That's why we're here to help. Writer's Digest's Christmas & Holiday Gifts for Writers is filled with great writing gift ideas that will not only help any aspiring author write better, but also take that big step to land a literary agent and get published. Items on this list include books on writing, software to help you outline a manuscript, market listings of agents and publishers (and guidelines on how to submit to them), a complete blueprint to getting published, gift cards to the Writer's Digest Shop and more.

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With collections that bundle together popular writing essentials like How to Blog a Book and Writing 21st Century Fiction, it's the perfect holiday gift guide to help you give that writer in your life the best present of all—a chance to take his or her writing career to the next level. Check out this online catalog of Christmas & Holiday Gifts for Writers and pick up a gift today.

Writer's Digest Best Live Streams, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels 2022

Writer's Digest Best Live Streams, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels 2022

Here are the top live streams, podcasts, and YouTube channels as identified in the 24th Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.

What Is Fan Fiction in Writing?

What Is Fan Fiction in Writing?

You might have heard the term, especially if you’re in online fandoms, but what exactly is fan fiction? Managing Editor Moriah Richard explains.

5 Ways To Use Short Stories To Grow as a Writer

5 Ways To Use Short Stories To Grow as a Writer

Short story writing can be a gateway to writing your novel—but they’re also fun and worthy stories in their own right. Here, author Dallas Woodburn shares 5 ways to use short stories to grow as a writer.

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Having an Online Presence

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Having an Online Presence

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 not having an online presence.

Shirlene Obuobi: On Writing From Experience

Shirlene Obuobi: On Writing From Experience

Physician, cartoonist, and author Shirlene Obuobi discusses the writerly advice that led to writing her new coming-of-age novel, On Rotation.

WD Poetic Form Challenge

WD Poetic Form Challenge: Kimo Winner

Learn the winner and Top 10 list for the Writer’s Digest Poetic Form Challenge for the kimo.

8 Things Writers Should Know About Tattoos

8 Things Writers Should Know About Tattoos

Tattoos and their artists can reveal interesting details about your characters and offer historical context. Here, author June Gervais shares 8 things writers should know about tattoos.

Tyler Moss | Reporting Through Lens of Social Justice

Writing Through the Lens of Social Justice

WD Editor-at-Large Tyler Moss makes the case for reporting on issues of social justice in freelance writing—no matter the topic in this article from the July/August 2021 issue of Writer's Digest.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Intentional Trail

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Intentional Trail

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character leave clues for people to find them.