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Writer's Digest Writing Kit
Everything You Need to Get Creative, Start Writing, and Get Published
From the Editors of Writer's Digest Books
Writer's Digest Books, 2007
ISBN 978-1-58297-442-2
$24.99 box with 2 paperback books and 2 sets of card

The Resources You Need to Start Writing Today!
There’s no better time to start writing! Whether you want to write fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, The Writer’s Digest Writing Kit has the resources you need to get started today.

  • 70 Solutions to Common Writing Mistakes shows you how to sidestep the gaffes that plague writers at every stage of the process. From developing good habits to shaping a raw idea to writing and editing a new piece, New York Times best-selling novelist Bob Mayer gives you the guidance you need to build momentum on any project and produce a polished final draft.
  • The Mini Market Book helps you rev up for the submission process with 125 markets open to working with first-time authors. These listing from the Writer’s Market guides are geared toward short story writers, novelists, personal essayists, memoirists, magazine article writers, children’s authors, and poets.
  • 30 innovative prompt cards let you get your creative energy flowing.
  • 30 writing exercise cards help you take any draft to the next level by challenging you to think about every detail of your work. Plus, turn the cards over and fit the pieces together for inspirational words of wisdom from Flannery O’Connor, William Faulkner, and Virginia Woolf.

From getting started to getting published to everything in between, The Writer’s Digest Writing Kit is your all-in-one guide to success!

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Mark Anthony: On Destigmatizing Paranormal Communication

Mark Anthony: On Destigmatizing Paranormal Communication

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Ways Animals Have Interacted With Writers Through the Centuries

Ways Animals Have Interacted With Writers Through the Centuries

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Margaret Verble: On Combining Facts and Imagination in Historical Fiction.

Margaret Verble: On Combining Facts and Imagination in Historical Fiction.

Pulitzer Prize-finalist Margaret Verble discusses the process of writing her new historical fiction novel, When Two Feathers Fell from the Sky.

Poetry Prompt

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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 scary poem.

Creating Space to Ponder Your Bliss and Relying on Your Inner Compass to Guide Your Writing

Creating Space to Ponder Your Bliss and Relying on Your Inner Compass to Guide Your Writing

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Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, write about a small comfort.

Gayle Forman: On Challenging Your Gut

Gayle Forman: On Challenging Your Gut

Award-winning author and journalist Gayle Forman discusses the start-and-stop process of writing her new middle grade novel, Frankie & Bug.

One Story: Market Spotlight

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