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Fortune Favors the Bold: Inside the September 2018 Issue of Writer’s Digest

<b>The theme of the September 2018 issue of</b> <i>Writer’s Digest</i> <b>is “Writing Boldly.” Here, Editor-in-Chief Tyler Moss explains what that means for writers</b> …

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Types of Characters in Your Story

As we work our way through Orson Scott Card’s <i>Characters & Viewpoint</i>, we turn our attention to the types of characters available to novelists today. …

Creative Writing

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 444

For today’s prompt, write a number four poem. I’ll give everyone precisely four seconds to figure out what inspired today’s prompt, but there are so …

Creative Writing

Self-Publish Like A Pro Workshop

ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!<p>For writers & authors who plan to self-publish and are looking for professional guidance in a workshop setting.<p>Join Eva Lesko …

Writing

Combating the System (and Writerly Loneliness) with a Collective

In the beginning there were only a few of us, walking once a month to each other’s apartments under cover of night like wannabe Gnostics and …

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July 11, 2018

Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities …

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How young writers are leading a poetry comeback

Twenty-eight million American adults read poetry this year — the highest percentage of poetry readership in more than 15 years, according to a survey …

Creative Writing

Terese Mailhot: How I Write - The Writer

<i>Subscribe today to The Writer magazine for tips, industry news, reviews, and more.</i><p>Terese Mailhot. Photo by Isaiah Mailhot<p>Before it was even …

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How I Finally Achieved My Dream and Wrote a Novel During Naptime

I have wanted to be an author for a long time. My mother is a poet and my father read to me dutifully every night at bedtime when I was a child, so I grew up with a love for words and stories. I've spent countless hours lost in bookstores, imagining how it might feel to spot a book I had written on …

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Analytical Writing Assessment: Writing Guidelines - Punctuation Marks - Sentence Enders | GMAT practice question

Which of the following <b>punctuation marks</b> should you try to <b>refrain</b> from using when writing an essay?<p>Correct!<p>Incorrect. <b>Commas</b> are essential in every …

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The Save The Cat Conundrum

(No, that cat isn’t the cat we’re saving. This battleworn death metal cat is a cat that skulks around the woods around my writing shed. I don’t run …

Writing

Tips for Developing Story Writing Ideas – by Melissa Donovan…

<b>on Writing Forward site:</b><p>Short stories, flash fiction, novels, and novellas: there are countless stories floating around out there — and those are …

Creative Writing

How to Overcome Writer's Block • The Reedsy Blog

Novelist Charles Bukwoski once wrote, “Writing about a writer's block is better than not writing at all.” Some folks would rather not mention it at …

Creative Writing

On Writing a Short Story: ‘Everything is Always Happening, All the Time.’

The first time I met Jamel Brinkley, he made a remark so sharp and so true that I let out a loose holler of laughter in an alleyway. He had delivered …

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Who Are You Going to Acknowledge in Your Book?

By Judith Briles<p>That is … if you are going to thank anyone. First of all, do you need an Acknowledgment page? Maybe. Most books, fiction and …

Writing

What Is ‘Fridging’, And How Can You Avoid It?

Image: Matthew Loffhagen<p>What set your character on their path through the story? Yes, they should have a goal, but why is that goal so important to …

Creative Writing

Write On! Writing where you aren't.

Hello, writers. Would anybody like to host Write On! next week, July 19?<p>The past week hasn’t been as hot as the week before, but it’s still mostly …

Creative Writing

Anita Rau Badami's secret to creating believable characters

What does it take to write a book that's powerful enough for <i>Canada Reads</i>? If Anita Rau Badami is to be believed, the secret is a good imagination, …

Creative Writing

Now you can learn creative writing from The Handmaid's Tale author Margaret Atwood

The season 2 finale of <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> hit Hulu on Wednesday, serving as another reminder that Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel has really stood the …

Creative Writing

3 Strategies to Help You Write a Novel in 3 Months

It’s such a confidence trick, writing a novel. The main person you have to trick into confidence is yourself. — Zadie Smith<p>I’ve participated in a …

Creative Writing

How to Write Great Descriptions in Novels: 4 Ways Overwriting Can Sink Your Story

We’ve talked in the past about two writing techniques that publishers and literary agents hate: head-hopping and the cinematic viewpoint.<p>Head-hopping …

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Andover Schools Ordered To Reimburse Special Needs Student

The school system lost in a rare Bureau of Special Education appeal hearing.<p>ANDOVER, MA -- Andover Public Schools was ordered to reimburse the …

Education

Writer's Digest Annual Conference 2018

The Craft of Writing for Knitters and Crafters<p>Writers, for the most part, don’t just write — a lot of us dabble in other hobbies and pursuits, from …

Writing

Remembering a writing mentor at the Capital Gazette

<i>This story was originally published in the Baltimore Sun. It has been republished with permission.</i><p>Silver-haired and 6-foot-5, the big guy settled in …

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Are You Looking For A Free Book Cover Creator For Your Book?

Ebooks Promote Your Book Self-Publishing<p>Updated July 12, 2018 2 Views 0 Comments<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>Flip<p>Share<p>Buffer<p>If you are hunting for a free book …

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Fiction Writing

​Hone your writing skills with us al fresco in our Reading Room. We bring in the instructors, you bring the desire to learn more about fiction …

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Literary Agents Discuss Trends in the Science Fiction Genre Today

<b>We asked agents from our annual roundup to weigh in on some of the most popular genres they represent—talking trends, common weaknesses, series</b> …

Science Fiction

Five Ways Authors Can Use Alexa

Amazon has been shipping the Echo smart speakers for several years now, but the tech is still new to some of us. For example, I just got my first …

Smart Homes

Make $$$ from Publishing (even if you're not an author) - D2D Answers

You can make money in publishing, even if you aren’t an author and don’t have a book!<p>Draft2Digital’s Refer a Friend program is perfect for bloggers, …

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