Writer’s Digest Magazine November/December 2018 Online Exclusives
First Words Quiz: Can You Match the First Lines of These Famous Books to Their Titles?
In the November/December 2018 issue, the back-page “Potpourri for the Pen” column featured a matching game in which readers had to match the first lines of famous books to their titles. Find the activity here, followed by an answer key.
The 87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition Winners
Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate our 87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition winners!
Eliot Stein’s “The Last Surviving Sea Silk Seamstress”
Read Eliot Stein’s grand prize-winning piece, “The Last Surviving Sea Silk Seamstress” from the 87th Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition.
Q&A With Eliot Stein, Grand-Prize Winner of the 2018 WD Annual Writing Competition
“The Last Remaining Sea Silk Seamestress,” by Eliot Stein, is the Grand Prize–winning story for the 87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition, besting more than 5,300 entries across nine categories. For complete coverage of the 87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition, please check out the November/December 2018 issue of Writer’s Digest.
"Go Your Own Way": James Patterson on Supporting Childhood Literacy, Generating Novel Ideas, and Writing with Bill Clinton
After more than four decades in publishing, record-breaking bestseller James Patterson has this to say: You can go your own way. Discover an exclusive extended interview with Patterson below.