In this article, author E.L. Tenenbaum discusses the importance on not tossing a project that isn't quite working and explains why putting a project away for a while might be the key to success.
Kurt Vonnegut once said he wanted his novels to "catch people before they become generals and Senators and Presidents," to "poison their minds with humanity. Encourage them to make a better world." Here are seven ways he lived up to those aspirations.
Author coach Nina Amir shares a few secrets on how to increase your writing productivity.
In this post, Don Vaughan reveals literary world records. Ever wonder which author sold the most books? Or which book has been translated the most times? How about which author has signed the most copies of their book on a single day?
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.
Do you have thousands of unproductive thoughts cluttering your mind? Nina Amir offers her tips for using meditation to help boost your creativity by creating space for new ideas.
Sometimes the real challenge to completing a story is sustaining focus. In this post, Jessica Hatch shares 5 ways to keep focus when burned out and brain-fried.
Writer's Digest author and author coach Nina Amir shares 4 ways to create better habits for more effective writing, including cutting down on distractions.
In the next From Our Readers column, we want you to show us your workspace! Writers who share pics of their workspace could end up in the March issue of Writer's Digest magazine.
The staff of the writing community nonprofit demystify the process behind their annual month-long challenge.
Fantasy writer and blogger Angela D. Mitchell offers 5 ways that Dungeons and Dragons helped her improve her writing and how to be a better storyteller.
Every writer wants to become a full-time author. Lanterns in the Sky author Pagan Malcolm shares three insights that can help you transition to this lifestyle sooner.
Are you stuck in the habit of not writing? Lynn Dickinson shares tips to help you create strong writing habits that will last for years.
Understanding what works for you only requires taking an honest inventory of the way you relate to your everyday to-do list. Writing is a practice, sure, but so is getting dinner together every night, staying on top of the laundry, or making time for some exercise, and I bet you make some semblance of those things happen with reasonable regularity. Take a moment and consider the you that’s off social media—the one who’s #notwriting, with a messy house and plenty of obligations beyond your writing life—and make a judgement-free plan of action based on the kind of motivation you respond to.