In his fiction column from the January 1990 issue of Writer's Digest, author Lawrence Block explores the reality behind the saying, "Truth is stranger than fiction."
In this humorous essay, composition and rhetoric professor Adam Brandner shares his take on finding your writing voice and a few exercises that helped him discover his own.
Beat writer's block with these 10 tips, supported by scientific studies, from Estelle Erasmus's article from the September 2019 issue of Writer's Digest.
In celebration of her birthday, here are nine Virginia Woolf quotes about writing, writers, and reading, pulled from two of her most well-known works, Orlando and A Room of One's Own.
Novelist Wendelin Van Draanen offers advice on how to choose the best story structure for your novels and provides compelling examples from her award-winning books.
Choosing which POV (point of view) to write in can be challenging. Writing instructor Pooja Mittal Biswas shares her suggestions for choosing the best POV for your story and genre.
Add believability to your romance story ideas with 50 legitimate reasons for them to be stuck together from Hallmark Publishing editor Bryn Donovan.
Enjoy 8 Debbie Macomber quotes about writing including the goals she has for her books and readers, and a bit of motivation for writers who have busy families.
Here are 7 Michael Connelly quotes from his two previous WD interviews to celebrate the release of his newest Harry Bosch novel.
Keith Wain revisits the 1946 George Orwell essay "Why I Write" by looking at the relevance of each of the four key points in the digital era.
Fans of Olive Kitteridge have been anxiously awaiting a second Olive novel. To celebrate the release of Olive, Again, here are eight Elizabeth Strout quotes about reading and writing.
It's the height of literary award season and WD senior editor Amy Jones considers what prizes like The Booker Prize have to offer readers and writers.
Find the 10 best winter poems for poets and lovers of poetry here. From classics to contemporary and for poetry lovers of all ages, this post has something for everyone looking to get a mix a little poetry with their winter.
4. Make time for writing, because promotion can and will take over. My debut book came out in late June and I feel like I’m still recovering from the launch and subsequent promotional activities. It’s a real shift to go from primarily focused on the creation of a thing and then putting that thing into the real world.