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.
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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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Crystal Wilkinson: On The Vulnerability of Memoir Writing

Crystal Wilkinson: On The Vulnerability of Memoir Writing

Kentucky’s Poet Laureate Crystal Wilkinson discusses how each project has its own process and the difference between writing fiction and her new memoir, Perfect Black.

From Script

Approaching Comedy from a Personal Perspective and Tapping into Your Unique Writer’s Voice (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, interviews with masters of comedy, screenwriter Tim Long ('The Simpsons') and writer-director Dan Mazer (Borat Subsequent Movie) about their collaboration on their film 'The Exchange', and filmmaker Trent O’Donnell on his new film 'Ride the Eagle' co-written with actor Jake Johnson ('New Girl'). Plus, tips on how to tap into your unique voice and more!

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Accepting Feedback on Your Writing

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Accepting Feedback on Your 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 not accepting feedback on your writing.

Writer's Digest Best Creativity Websites 2021

Writer's Digest Best Creativity Websites 2021

Here are the top creativity websites as identified in the 23rd Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2021 issue of Writer's Digest.

Poetic Forms

Englyn Proest Dalgron: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at the englyn proest dalgron, a Welsh quatrain form.

What Is a Palindrome in Writing?

What Is a Palindrome in Writing?

In this post, we look at what a palindrome is when it comes to writing, including several examples of palindromes.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Set a Trap

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Set a Trap

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, it's time to set a trap.

5 Ways to Add a Refrain to Your Picture Books (and Why You Should)

5 Ways to Add a Refrain to Your Picture Books (and Why You Should)

Children's author Christine Evans shares how repetition is good for growing readers and gives you the tools to write your story's perfect refrain.

From Our Readers

Describe the First Time a Book Transported You to Another/Magical World: From Our Readers (Comment for a Chance at Publication)

This post announces our latest From Our Readers ask: Describe the First Time a Book Transported You to Another/Magical World. Comment for a chance at publication in a future issue of Writer's Digest.