Writer's Digest Weekly Planner

A daily organizer, journal, and how-to writing resource in one.
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Writer's Digest Weekly Planner
from the Editor's of Writer's Digest
Writer's Digest Books, 2008
ISBN: 978-158297-553-5
$14.99 hardcover with concealed spiral, 256 pages

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Your Writing Life—At Your Fingertips
With new story ideas to remember, deadlines to meet, and submissions to track, writers have a lot to juggle. The Writer’s Digest Weekly Planner will keep your entire writing life organized and portable, all year long. This essential tool provides:

  • Fifty-four undated weeks—so your planner is both a structured and flexible place for your creative notes and task- and goal-oriented information
  • Invaluable writer’s resources, such as a Submission Tracker, Payment and Expense Tracker, and a Glossary of Publishing Terms
  • Reference information from some of Writer’s Digest’s most authoritative titles, covering topics like taxes, copyright, working with an editor, and dealing with rejection, as well as seven sample query letters

With The Writer’s Digest Weekly Planner, you’ll stay neat and efficient, so you can spend less time getting organized and more time writing and selling your work.


Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Relying on Perfect Conditions to Write

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 relying on perfect conditions to write.

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WD Presents: Contest Deadline Announcement and a Flash Fiction Challenge

This week, we’re excited to announce the deadline for our Self-Published Book Awards, the guidelines for the upcoming Flash Fiction Challenge, and more!


For the Travel and Nature Writer: Keeping Your Mind Sharp and Words Insightful

Dr. Caitlin O'Connell shares some insight for travel and nature writers, including how travel helps keep your mind sharp and words insightful, whether you're writing fiction, nonfiction, sports, politics, or something else entirely.


Olga Grushin: The No Man's Land Between Genres

Award-winning author Olga Grushin discusses what it meant to wade into a new genre and how she put her spin on the fairy tale retelling.

Poetic Forms

Rannaigecht Mor Gairit: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at the rannaigecht mor gairit, a variant form of the rannaigecht.


The Writer, The Inner Critic, & The Slacker

Author and writing professor Alexander Weinstein explains the three parts of a writer's psyche, how they can work against the writer, and how to utilize them for success.


Todd Stottlemyre: On Mixing and Bending Genres

Author Todd Stottlemyre explains how he combined fiction and nonfiction in his latest book and what it meant as a writer to share his personal experiences.


Plot Twist Story Prompts: Take a Trip

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character take a trip somewhere.


Making the Switch from Romance to Women’s Fiction

In this article, author Jennifer Probst explains the differences between romance and women's fiction, the importance of both, and how you can make the genre switch.