WD Presents: Seven New Courses, our Editorial Calendar, and More!

This week, we’re excited to announce seven new courses, our Editorial Calendar, and more!
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There's always so much happening in the Writer's Digest universe that even staff members have trouble keeping up. As a result, we decided to start collecting what's on the horizon to make it easier for everyone to know what's happening and when.

This week, we’re excited to announce seven new courses, our Editorial Calendar, and more!

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Seven Online Writing Courses Start This Week!

Seven new online writing courses start this week, including Advanced Poetry Writing with Kristina Marie Darling. Click here to check out the Writer's Digest University calendar.

Advanced Poetry Writing course with Kristina Marie Darling

Advanced Poetry Writing

The workshop will consist of six one-week sessions, focused on individualized feedback and critique. Through detailed discussions of your own work, you will learn the kinds of questions editors ask of poems submitted to literary magazines.

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Copyediting Certificate Program

Writer's Digest is proud to offer our Copyediting Certificate Program. This workshop will provide training for aspiring copy editors in order to give them practical and marketable workplace skills.

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Blogging 101

Don’t know how to start a blog? Not sure what to focus on? Don’t fret! This online writing workshop will guide you through the entire blogging process—how to create and setup a blog, where to start, and much more.

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Fearless Writing

In this workshop we’ll look at several techniques you can you use to keep yourself in the creative flow and out of the trouble and misery fear always causes.

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Getting Started in Writing

When you take this online writing workshop, you'll discover your voice, learn the basics of grammar and examine the different types of writing. No matter what type of writing you're planning on crafting—nonfiction or fiction—you'll need guidance along the way.

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Short Story Fundamentals

 Throughout this four-week workshop, you will have feedback and support while you write and hone an entire short story from beginning to end, and you'll leave with a polished draft of your story.

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Take a look at our 2022 Editorial Calendar!

We urge writers to get creative in their interpretations of our 2022 issue themes. Click here to read each of the magazine's themes, how we interpret them, and how we look forward to ideas we weren’t necessarily expecting!

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Answer our "From the Readers" Question for a Chance to Be Published!

Our upcoming November/December issue is focused on the magical. So, we would love to know about the first time that a book transported you to another (possibly magical) world. Click here for rules and deadlines.

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Vote For Your Favorite "Your Story" Submission!

"Your Story #111" is looking for your vote. Click here to read the 5 finalists, and scroll the bottom to vote for your favorite.

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