In this article, author Tessa Arlen explains how to navigate the differences between American and English audiences and create a realistic historical mystery.
Author Denise Williams recounts her experience with writing her first book while learning about the publishing industry and the biggest surprise about novel revisions.
In this article from 1977, children’s writer and poet Jean Conder Soule explores the question, “How will I know when I’ve written a poem?”
Writer and WD editor Moriah Richard shares her top advice to help you fight world-building overwhelm and organize your story.
Author Jennifer J. Chow shares her expertise on what makes a great cozy mystery novel engaging and thrilling.
With the film industry constantly changing, it's never been more important for a writer to take control of their own career. Use independent film tips to create a short film or book trailer to help get your writing noticed.
Nominate your favorite website for the 23rd Annual 101 Best Websites for Writers feature in Writer's Digest Magazine! Deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.
Erin Moynihan talks about what prompted her to write her debut YA novel about coping with loss, and working with the indie publisher Ooligan Press.
Debut picture book author Kitty O'Meara shares her experience of writing a viral poem that's been turned into a printed picture book in only a few months about finding joy and community in a pandemic.
In this 1999 article, top science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler shares her secrets for overcoming the dreaded writer’s block and producing stellar work.
Award-winning author Nev March shares what inspired her award-winning mystery debut, how the editing process went after it was accepted, and so much more.
Author Jennifer J. Chow shares how writing cozy mysteries helps spark optimism and hope, what was different about writing the second novel in her Sassy Cat mystery series, and so much more.
In this article, author Jonelle Patrick shares her expertise on how to create settings that will bring your reader in and make your characters shine.
In this post, award-winning actress, writer, and director Tiffany Paulsen shares her experience of writing the rom-com script for Holidate on Netflix, what improves a script's chances of getting read by people, and more.
Former eBay CFO Gary F. Bengier shares his journey to self-publish his debut speculative fiction novel based on his nonfiction philosophy book.