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The Writer’s Dig
Curated by Ericka McIntyre
WD editors & guest contributors cover everything about writing—from grammar to writing tips to publishing advice to best practices in finding an agent to fueling your creative fire, we have you covered. Your writing craft and career will thank you. Read The Writer’s Dig


WD Publishing Insights
Stay on top of today’s publishing trends, new literary agents, and writing conferences, guided by the editors of Writer’s Digest. Common features include agent interviews, new agency listings, agency profiles, upcoming conferences of interest, contests and other publishing opportunities, valuable writing resources, submission tips and more. Read WD Publishing Insights


Poetic Asides
by Robert Brewer
Published poet and WD Senior Editor Robert Lee Brewer writes on issues affecting poets from a poet’s perspective. As the editor of Writer’s Market, Brewer also shares insights on the publishing industry, especially as it relates to poetry and the poetry markets. He explains poetic forms, interviews other published poets, and provides weekly poetry prompts. Read Poetic Asides


How to Publish Your Science Fiction Novel

Each genre of fiction has its own rules for getting published. In this article, we cover how to publish your science fiction novel, including successful queries and synopses as well as literary agents and book publishers open to science fiction submissions.

Its vs. It’s

Learn when it's appropriate to use its vs. it's with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct and incorrect usages.

Heroin vs. Heroine (vs. Hero)

Learn when it's appropriate to use heroin vs. heroine (vs. hero) with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors. Believe it or not, the heroic possibilities aren't quite as cut and dried as many expect.