Write Better Nonfiction
This is the place to learn how to write better nonfiction. WD editors & guest contributors cover everything about writing—from grammar to writing tips to fueling your creative fire, we have you covered. Your nonfiction writing career will thank you.
Medal vs. Meddle vs. Metal vs. Mettle (Grammar Rules)
This post looks at the differences between medal, meddle, metal, and mettle with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.
A Letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald From the Second Roaring '20s
Raj Tawney writes a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald, from one Roaring '20s writer to another.
Two Tips for Incorporating Reportage and Cultural Criticism into the Personal Essay and Memoir
When writing real-life events, including interviews and first-hand accounts can enhance the writing. Here, author and essayist Hasanthika Sirisena shares two tups for adding reportage and cultural criticism into personal essays and memoirs.
Anywhere vs. Everywhere vs. Nowhere vs. Somewhere (Grammar Rules)
Let's look at the differences between anywhere, everywhere, nowhere, and somewhere with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.
Hasanthika Sirisena: On the Importance of Literature
Author and essayist Hasanthika Sirisena discusses the power of the essay with her new collection, Dark Tourist.
Peter Fiennes: On Finding Hope in the Writing Process
Critically acclaimed author Peter Fiennes discusses his quest to find hope in his new travel/Greek mythology book, A Thing of Beauty.
15 Promotional Ideas for Nonfiction Authors
For the introverted writer, the process of promoting your book may seem to be a daunting, even frightening undertaking. Here, nonfiction author Rick Lauber lays out 15 promotional ideas for authors to get their books into as many hands as possible.