Many writers have certain requirements in order to get to writing: the right lighting, a particular pen, or a favorite mug. Author Stephen Graham Jones offers a different perspective on ways to get to work without ritual.
What are your characters' seeing, hearing, tasting, and smelling? Bestselling author Helen Hardt offers tips for writing sensory details.
Author Katie Crouch offers 7 tips in perfecting your setting that's far from home.
When it comes to crafting characters, you can't be too careful. Let Kris Spisak guide you in your character development.
The fight against interstellar bigotry requires interstellar questions. In this post, Stef Magister shares 11 questions writers should ask to make their worldbuilding persuasive, immersive, and memorable.
There’s so much information for writers it can be hard to know what to listen to and what to ignore. Author Stefanie London interrogates some popular writing advice in this article.
You should never copy anyone else's work ... right? Trained fighter and author Carla Hoch explains why that's not necessarily the case when writing a fight scene.
Learn from historical fiction author Tessa Arlen how to take a real-life person and fictionalize them for your novel.
Are you having trouble getting into the writing flow? Let author Graham Hurley tell you how to use curiosity to unlock your story.
If you're thinking of including a flight attendant in your story, let author (and former flight attendant) Lacie Waldon give you some tips.
You want to write your story in a place you're not familiar with, but how can you do it justice? Kim Hooper, author of No Hiding in Boise, has some tips.
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 writers make is misusing dialogue tags.