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Take Your Writing to New Heights & Learn How to Write a Novel

This month's premium collection--Write Great Fiction--spotlights the art of writing fiction. Whether your goal is to learn how to write fiction or write a novel in 30 days, this special collection can take your writing to new heights.

This month's premium collection--Write Great Fiction--spotlights the art of writing fiction. Whether your goal is to learn how to write fiction or write a novel in 30 days, this special collection can take your writing to new heights.

If Your Goal is to Write a Novel in 30 Days...

If your goal is to write a novel in 30 days, then you will find this special edition of Writer's Digest to be immensely helpful. This digital issue guides you through the process of writing a novel from start to finish. You'll find articles on outlining, revising, and characterization to help you develop your story. Also included is a set of worksheets to keep your story on track and a calendar with suggested daily goals for motivation.

The Basics of Learning to Write Fiction

Crafting a successful novel and learning to write fiction can be challenging. But the Write Great Fiction collection can help make the writing process easier. With more than 1,000 pages of detailed guidance on how to write a fiction book, this collection of books is a must-have for any writer. It includes Plot & Structureand Revision & Self-Editing by James Scott Bell, Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by Nancy Kress, Dialogueby Gloria Kempton, and Description & Setting by Ron Rozelle. Use this collection to learn how to write fiction. Explore the elements of a fiction book, discover how to develop an engaging plot, master your story's setting, and much more!

More Tools for Writing a Novel or Fiction Book

The Write Great Fiction collection also contains a workshop and webinars on writing fiction. The Write Great Fiction Independent Study Workshop is a great way to fine-tune your fiction writing skills. This workshop is a compilation of five of the most popular writing courses from Writer's Digest University. Since it is an independent study, you can complete writing assignments and lessons at your own pace. If you're looking for webinars on writing, listen to The Write Great Fiction Webinar Series. This is a set of three on-demand webinars that cover how to build a solid story structure, how to craft sizzling dialogue, and how to make your characters come to life.

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Plot Twist Story Prompts: Truth Denial

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Truth Denial

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character (or characters) deny the objective truth.

4 Questions To Ask When Writing Romantic Scenes

4 Questions To Ask When Writing Romantic Scenes

Whether you’re writing a romance novel or simply a romantic moment in your story, M.M. Crane poses 4 questions to ask yourself when writing romantic scenes.

Ben Acker: On Writing Scary Stories for Middle-Grade Readers

Ben Acker: On Writing Scary Stories for Middle-Grade Readers

Ben Acker discusses the joy of reading scary stories growing up that led him to write his new middle-grade horror collection, Stories to Keep You Alive Despite Vampires.

How Freelance Writers Are Using TikTok to Find Success

How Freelance Writers Are Using TikTok to Find Success

TikTok is one of the hotter social media platforms, but it's more than just BookTok. Author C. Hope Clark shares how freelance writers are using TikTok to find success.

Shanterra McBride and Rosalind Wiseman: On Trusting Each Other in the Co-Writing Process

Shanterra McBride and Rosalind Wiseman: On Trusting Each Other in the Co-Writing Process

Authors Shanterra McBride and Rosalind Wiseman discuss the experience of going from friends to writing partner with their new nonfiction book, Courageous Discomfort.

Poetry Prompt

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 628

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a reflection poem.

Writer’s Digest Official Book Club Selection: The Weight of Blood

Writer’s Digest Official Book Club Selection: The Weight of Blood

The editors of Writer’s Digest are proud to announce the next book club selection, The Weight of Blood, by New York Times bestselling author Tiffany D. Jackson.

5 Tips for Writing a Medical Thriller

5 Tips for Writing a Medical Thriller

There are endless opportunities to build tension in medical thrillers. Here, Dr. Cristina LePort 5 tips for writing a medical thriller from the medical jargon to tying up loose ends.

Good Samaritan or Bystander?

Good Samaritan or Simply Bystander?

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, your character witnesses something bad happening—will they intervene?