This week, we’re excited to announce the upcoming deadline for the Short Short Story Competition, seven new writing courses, and more.
This week, we’re excited to announce the digital Nov/Dec 2020 issue of WD, 10 new courses, a deadline for the Annual Writing Competition, and more.
This week, we’re excited to announce an extended deadline for our poetry awards, nine new online writing courses, an upcoming short short story competition deadline, and more.
This time around, get excited for the Writer's Digest Annual Conference and Novel Writing Conference (both virtual this year), seven new online writing courses, poetry awards deadline, and more.
Welcome to the first installment of a new series! There's always so much happening in the Writer's Digest universe that even staff members have trouble keeping up. So we're going to start collecting what's on the horizon to make it easier for everyone to know what's happening and when.
Meet Writer's Digest's new Editor-in-Chief: Amy Jones, former Managing Editor of Writer's Digest Books.
This post announces our latest From Our Readers question: How has the internet changed the way you write and publish? Comment for a chance at publication in a future issue of Writer's Digest.
As Writer's Digest celebrates its 100th anniversary, the editors want to know, Who are your favorite authors? Comment for a chance at publication in a future post on the website or in an issue of the magazine.
This post announces our latest From Our Readers question: What is your favorite small press book? Comment for a chance at publication in a future issue of Writer's Digest.
This post announces the new Writer's Digest column, From Our Readers. Each issue will feature a question and our favorite reader responses. Look below for the first "From Our Readers" question.
In this episode of the Writer’s Digest Podcast, Gabriela Pereira talks with screenwriter and author Doug Richardson, and shares an inside look at the process of adapting a novel for the big screen.
Writer's Digest magazine's Tyler Moss has passed the Editor-in-Chief torch to the dynamic Ericka McIntyre. Get to know her below.
In this episode of the Writer’s Digest Podcast, Gabriela Pereira talks with author Elizabeth Sims, and shares an inside look at how various writing technology has evolved over time, from classic to contemporary. In this interview, they discuss the benefits of using pencils and pens to write, how to fight for your writing time by saying no gracefully, and how to balance the quiet work of writing with the flashy technology of the digital age.
In this episode author and cartoonist Tom Hart shares an inside look at writing and publishing in the graphic novel and comics world. In this interview, they discuss how writers and artists collaborate to create amazing stories, the importance of finding your cohort in the comics community, and how self-publishing in this form not only enhances your skills but also your credibility.
In this episode of the Writer's Digest Podcast, Heather Graham shares: Why writers need editors and editors need writers, tips to carve out time for your writing in your already busy life, the benefits of writing groups, and more.
In this episode of the Writer’s Digest Podcast, we talk with author and Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month Grant Faulkner, who shares an inside look at the NaNoWriMo writing challenge and discusses how to overcome some of the main obstacles to creativity, techniques to help you prepare to write your novel, and how to keep your creative momentum up every month of the year.
In this episode of the Writer’s Digest Podcast, Gabriela Pereira talks with literary agent Barbara Poelle, and shares an inside look at the weird and wonderful relationship between author and agent. In this interview, they discuss how to write a query letter that gets agents wanting you, what questions you should ask an agent when you get an offer, and how to deal with your agent taking your book out on submission.
In this episode of the Writer’s Digest Podcast, literary power couple Jeff VanderMeer and Ann VanderMeer discuss the benefits of existing between the literary and genre fiction divide, the art and science of deep reading, and their own processes to craft and edit an anthology big or small.
In this episode of the Writer’s Digest Podcast, hear from author, editor, and founder of People of Color in Publishing Patrice Caldwell, who shares an inside look at the importance of diversity in publishing today, the relevance of the mirrors and windows concept to literature, the reason people of color leave the publishing industry and how to retain them, and what you can do right now to make our industry better.