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Here are the latest and newest happenings at Writer's Digest!


First—for fun!

I wrote a brief piece for The Verb describing my work space. Go check it out!

$10 Off Writer's Market Subscription
For July only, we've lowered the prices on WritersMarket.com by $10. That's 25% off an annual sub, giving you access to more than 8,000 opportunities to get published (magazines, book publishers, agents). Also included are listings of writing competitions and how to enter. While you don't need a code for this promotion, you will need to take advantage before July 31.

Regular Prices: Annual Subscription: $39.99; Biennial: $54.99
Special Prices: Annual Subscription: $29.99; Biennial: $44.99

Get more information on WritersMarket.com and sign up today! Note: The deal does not extend to monthly subscription prices, which remain unchanged at $5.99.


Alternatively: Get the online sub WITH the book!

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The 2011 editions of the Writer's Market series are now arriving in bookstores. You can order today from the Writer's Digest Shop at more more than 30% off retail prices—free shipping if your order is $25 or more. Click here to see the Deluxe edition, which includes a 1-year sub to WritersMarket.com, for just $31.49.

Finally, an important article I think you should check out:

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5 Tips on How to Write a Cunning but Cozy Mystery Novel

Author Jennifer J. Chow shares her expertise on what makes a great cozy mystery novel engaging and thrilling.

November PAD Chapbook Challenge

2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 24

For the 2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets write a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's two-for-Tuesday prompt is to write a love and/or anti-love poem.

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Steal vs. Steel vs. Still (Grammar Rules)

Learn when to use steal vs. steel vs. still on with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.

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2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 23

For the 2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets write a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write an explanation poem.

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WD Presents: Upcoming Short Short Story Competition Deadline and Writer's Digest Turns 100!

This week, we’re excited to announce the upcoming deadline for the Short Short Story Competition, seven new writing courses, and more.

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2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 22

For the 2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets write a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write a bird poem.

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Telling Our Family Stories: 4 Reasons Why It’s More Important Than Ever to Write Our Family Narratives

Nonfiction author Mary Beth Sammons explores the questions that cause us to learn more about our ancestries and what we learn about ourselves and each other when we do so.

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2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 21

For the 2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets write a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write a tell blank poem.