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Season of Savings: WD Books & Writing Resources on Sale This Week

We're running our annual Season of Savings deals this week, and I wanted to share some of the exciting daily discounts on Writer's Digest books and writing resources we're offering. Each day, we'll offer a new discount, and you can use it to snag some handy dandy writing tools for cheap.

We're running our annual Season of Savings deals this week at writersdigestshop.com, and I wanted to share some of the exciting daily discounts on Writer's Digest books and writing resources we're offering. Each day, we'll offer a new discount, and you can use it to snag some handy dandy writing tools for cheap.

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(While you're at it, don't miss out on our annual Holiday Gift Guide for Writers, which includes gifts and stocking stuffers from across the web!)

All Weekend (Dec. 7–Dec. 9): 2019 Writer's Digest Daily Calendar – 50% off with coupon code 2019CAL

We are head over heels for our 2019 Writer's Digest daily calendar because every page features a writing prompt, advice or wisdom from iconic authors, literary agents and publishing pros. All this weekend, get it for half price with the coupon code 2019CAL. Get it here.

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Saturday, Dec. 8: Take 60% off Downloads

Saturday only, take 60% off downloads (including ebooks, digital magazine issues and webinars) in our store. No coupon required. Explore here.

We recommend: The digital edition of the 2019 Writer's Digest Yearbook, featuring exercises, tips, advice, hot markets and a handy year-in-review.

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Sunday, Dec. 9: OnDemand Webinars Are Only $29.99

Sunday only, all of our ondemand webinars (great recorded talks by authors and publishing experts) are on sale in our store. No coupon required. Explore here.

We recommend: How to Write Short Stories and Use Them to Further Your Writing Career with James Scott Bell

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Monday, Dec. 10: All eBooks Are Only $4.99

All Writer's Digest eBooks are only $4.99. That includes books by Chuck Wendig, Jordan Rosenfeld, Susan Shapiro, Jane K. Cleland, Dan Koboldt, and William Kenower—plus our annual Market Books! Get 'em here. 

We recommend: Putting the Science in Fiction, edited by Dan Koboldt

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Tuesday, Dec. 11: Buy the Deluxe Edition of Writer's Market and Get a Free Webinar

If you buy the deluxe edition of Writer's Market 2019 today, it comes with a free webinar—"Querying 101: Putting Your Best Book Forward." Get it here.

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Wednesday, Dec. 12: Take 15% Kits and Bundles with Code KITSDEC

Today only, take 15% off All Kits and Bundles (packs of books, conference sessions and writing resources) with coupon KITSDEC in our store. Explore here.

We recommend: Fiction Writer's Essential Library

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Thursday, Dec. 12: Take an Extra $20 Off Our Memoir Kit with Code MEMDEC

Writing your life story may be one of the most rewarding writing endeavors you will undertake. With this kit from Writer's Digest, learn to write your life story or memoir in a way that will delight and engage readers for years to come. Get it here with code MEMDEC.

Friday, Dec. 14: Save an Extra 30% Off Storewide with Code HOLIDAY19

Finally, to round out a great week, you can take an extra 30% off already discounted goodies with code HOLIDAY10. Shop here.

We recommend: Chuck Wendig's Damn Fine Story

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Marjorie B. Kellogg: On Climate Fiction as Its Own Genre

Marjorie B. Kellogg: On Climate Fiction as Its Own Genre

Author Marjorie B. Kellogg discusses the decade-long process of writing her new science fiction/climate fiction novel, Glimmer.

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WD Presents: A New Story Prompt, 7 WDU Courses, a Competition Deadline, and More!

This week, we’re excited to announce a new story prompt, 7 WDU courses, a competition deadline, and more!

The One Rule of (Writing) Witchcraft

The One Rule of (Writing) Witchcraft

When writing about witches and witchcraft, explaining too much may take away from the magic. Writer Fire Lyte discusses how to write about witchcraft.

From Script

Storytellers Behind the Scenes (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script Magazine, read exclusive interviews with South of Heaven writer-director Aharon Keshales, Neil D’Monte who is one of Hollywood’s most sought after storyboard and concept artists, and Emmy nominated children’s television animation writer Denise Downer.

So You Wrote a Picture Book, Now What?

So You Wrote a Picture Book, Now What?

From finding trusted critics to securing an agent, author Christine Evans walks you through every step toward publishing your picture book after you've finished the writing process.

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Undermining Your Expertise in Self-Help Writing

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Undermining Your Expertise in Self-Help Writing

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 undermining your expertise in self-help writing.

Poetic Forms

Antonymic Translation: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at antonymic translation, a very contrary form.

10 Tips on Negotiating a Traditional Publishing Agreement

10 Tips on Negotiating a Traditional Publishing Agreement

Preparing to sign a contract is an exciting moment in the publishing process—but with it comes important steps to take to protect you and your work. Joseph Perry offers 10 tips on negotiating a traditional publishing agreement.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Permission to Enter

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Permission to Enter

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, give a character permission to enter a location.