Author Dawn Secord shares her journey toward self-publishing a picture book featuring her Irish Setter named Bling.
Bestselling author Natasha Lester (The Paris Orphan and The Riviera House) shares stories about a few of the women she's written about in her historical fiction to help writers appreciate these women and choose interesting characters for their own historical fiction.
The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so we started this series to help identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake is labeling your book with an inaccurate genre.
New York Times bestselling Stephan Pastis discuss the process of creating his very first graphic novel for middle grade readers, Trubble Town: Squirrel Do Bad.
Debut author Sasha Peyton Smith discusses how exploring her own grief led to the first draft of her young adult historical fantasy novel, The Witch Haven.
Sailaja Joshi, the founder of Mango & Marigold Press, shares a few thoughts on how to increase the diversity of children's home libraries to help expand their perspectives.
Knowing what is myth is important in writing historical fiction, but so is knowing what isn't. Author Cait Stevenson shares 6 things writers should know about the Middle Ages to help enrich their historical fiction stories.
Get a sneak peek of the Sept/Oct 2021 issue of Writer's Digest featuring our Annual Literary Agent Roundup and an interview with National Book Award-winner Elizabeth Acevedo.
Debut author Cait Stevenson discusses how regret led her to write her debut historical fantasy novel, How to Slay a Dragon, and what she hopes readers learn about the Middle Ages.
New York Times bestseller R.A. Salvatore discusses the process of writing his new fantasy novel, Starlight Enclave.
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Children's author Christine Evans shares how repetition is good for growing readers and gives you the tools to write your story's perfect refrain.
In this article, Brian Freeman, author of Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Treachery, discusses how he took up the mantle of a great series and made it his own.
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Historical fiction author Caroline Beecham discusses the trials of organizing her latest novel, When We Meet Again, and what she found that works.
In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn how the hit television series “24” was developed and soon influenced contemporary events in America and beyond. Plus, movie reviews, when to abandon a current work in progress to start a new idea, and how to handcraft theme.