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Wonderful things this week! Read on!

Free webinars

  • Today! Free Q&A with Writer's Digest editors at 1p EST. Come and ask any question related to writing, publishing, agents, queries, marketing, self-promotion, platform building, social media, blogging, Twitter, Facebook … you get the idea.
  • For more advanced authors, try this free webinar also at 1p EST today: The Digital Author. It's sponsored by our sister community, Digital Book World.

Writer's Digest Editors' Intensive: Registration Now Open for September 2010!
This is where you visit our headquarters, sit down with us in-person for a manuscript critique, and have an experience that changes your entire perspective on authorship and publishing. You'll also meet other writers who you'll stay in touch with for years to come. Go read full event details here. Or check out the testimonials. Either way, make a decision quick, because we'll soon hit our capacity (highly limited registration).

Lots of new offerings at Writer's Digest University
If you haven't noticed, our online education program is blooming this spring! To recap on the newest stuff:

Close Out on Market Books
We're about to release the 2011 editions of our annual market guides, to the 2010 editions are now marked down 40% in the store. Last chance!

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Matt Bothwell: On Uncovering the Invisible Universe

Matt Bothwell: On Uncovering the Invisible Universe

Dr. Matt Bothwell discusses how his own research and curiosity led him to sharing what he’s learned in his new popular science book, The Invisible Universe.

Poetry Prompt

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 590

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 cut poem.

What Writers Should Know About High-End Weddings

What Writers Should Know About High-End Weddings

2022 is seeing the highest number of weddings in almost 40 years. With celebration on the mind, authors Asher Fogle Paul and Mary Hollis Huddleston offer 5 things writers should know about high-end weddings.

Mail's Here!

Mail's Here!

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, you've got mail.

Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson: On the Power of Creative Teamwork

Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson: On the Power of Creative Teamwork

Authors Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson discuss the benefits of working as co-authors and the process of writing the newest Presidential Agent novel, Rogue Asset.

5 Tips for Writing About Big Historical Events in Fiction

5 Tips for Writing About Big Historical Events in Fiction

Novelist Anna Stuart shares her top five tips for writing about big historical events in fiction so that the story stays front and center...and engaging.

Mantel vs. Mantle (Grammar Rules)

Mantel vs. Mantle (Grammar Rules)

This post looks at the differences between mantel and mantle with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.

Agent Advice

Agent Advice: Analieze Cervantes of The Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

Agent Advice (this installment featuring Analieze Cervantes of The Harvey Klinger Literary Agency) is a series of quick interviews with literary agents about their thoughts on writing, publishing, and just about anything else.

writer's digest wd presents

WD Presents: 4 WDU Courses, an Upcoming Webinar, Submission Deadline for Your Favorite Writing Websites, and More!

This week, we’re excited to announce 4 WDU courses, an upcoming webinar on creating an author website, and more!