Nonfiction author Mary Beth Sammons explores the questions that cause us to learn more about our ancestries and what we learn about ourselves and each other when we do so.
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Award-winning journalist and author of more than a dozen books Mary Beth Sammons shares how her mother's request to learn the fate of Sammons' maternal grandfather led her to learn more about herself, her community, and publish a book in the process.
Author Johanna Garton shares her experience of taking and finishing a story her journalist mother started a decade before her about mountaineer Christine Boskoff, who disappeared while climbing in China in 2006.
In this article, author and writing coach Nina Amir lays out her top tips to master your mindset and complete a 30-day writing challenge.
WD Editor-in-Chief Amy Jones explains why she's excited for the 2020 Writer's Digest Conferences, which are happening virtually November 5-7, 2020.
Author, speaker, and executive coach Dima Ghawi teaches the basics of delivering a dynamic presentation that keeps your audience tuned in and wanting more.
Francesca Beauman shares what inspired her most recent history title (Matrimony, Inc.), what section of the newspaper she always turned to first, why writers need to love their subject, and more!
Author Heidi McCrary digs into when a memoir is a novel (or at least, when it should be a novel) and examines the thin line between fabricated fact and real fiction by looking at her own novel, Chasing North Star.
Dubbed the "Godfather behind creative nonfiction" by Vanity Fair Magazine, Lee Gutkind shares his first experience with memoir, what makes it different than his previous books, what writers can't take back, and more!
Learn when you're writing or reading a homonym vs. homophone vs. homograph with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of each.
Novelist and screenwriter Karol Hoeffner shares what inspired her latest novel (Knee Deep), what surprised her the most in writing it, her best piece of advice for other writers who may be feeling writer's block during the pandemic, and more!
Each year, Writer's Digest compiles the 101 Best Websites for Writers. See the complete 2020 list here.
Learn when to use anyone vs. anybody vs. someone vs. somebody with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including examples of each.
Editor Jennifer Haupt delivers the top tools for creating a cohesive and engaging anthology that writers will be excited to be a part of and readers will fall in love with.