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Blog Post Archive

Weekly Round-Up: Know Your History

Every week our editors publish somewhere between 10 and 15 blog posts—but it can be hard to keep up amidst the busyness of everyday life. To make sure you never miss another post, we’ve created a new weekly round-up series. Each Saturday, find the previous week’s posts all in one place. Show More Summary

How Not to Kill Each Other: A Writer’s Guide to Collaboration

When collaborating with other authors on a project, how do you get everyone on the same page? It's challenging, but doable if you use these tricks. The post How Not to Kill Each Other: A Writer’s Guide to Collaboration appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

How to Get the Most Marketing and Publicity Bang for Your Buck

New and established authors alike struggle with how to best market and publicize their books. In my interview with publicist Caitlin Hamilton Summie, we discuss how to do just that. The post How to Get the Most Marketing and Publicity Bang for Your Buck appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

4 Short Lessons on the Subject of Short Stories

What do short fiction editors really look for? What's the secret to great flash fiction? Are anthologies the most overlooked markets around? The answers may just jump-start your career. The post 4 Short Lessons on the Subject of Short Stories appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

Your Story #81: Submit Now!

Prompt: Write a short story, of 700 words or fewer based on the prompt at left.You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story. Use the submission form below OR email your submission directly to yourstorycontest@fwmedia.com. Show More Summary

16 Things All Historical Fiction Writers Need to Know

Here are key elements all writers need to know about the wide open category of historical fiction, as told from a literary agent who represents successful historical fiction authors. The post 16 Things All Historical Fiction Writers Need to Know appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

Stuck in the 80s

Write a story about a millennial teenager who, through a high school experiment gone wrong, time travels back to his/her same high school in the 80s and has to spend a day in that era before finding a way to time-travel back. The post Stuck in the 80s appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

7 Presidential Quotes About the Importance of Writing and Reading

In honor of President's Day, we've pulled together seven quotes from former commanders-in-chief about the importance of writing and reading. The post 7 Presidential Quotes About the Importance of Writing and Reading appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

Weekly Round-Up: Respect and Romance in Writing

Every week our editors publish somewhere between 10 and 15 blog posts—but it can be hard to keep up amidst the busyness of everyday life. To make sure you never miss another post, we’ve created a new weekly round-up series. Each Saturday, find the previous week’s posts all in one place. Show More Summary

Manuscript Rejection Feedback: 3 Critiques to Heed (and 2 to Ignore)

If your head is spinning from the manuscript rejection feedback you’re receiving while on submission, you’re not alone. Let us help you translate it. The post Manuscript Rejection Feedback: 3 Critiques to Heed (and 2 to Ignore) appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

How a Thank You Note Got Me Through Writer’s Block

You never know what creative writing exercise can end your battle with writer's block. Here's one way to tackle it with a simple thank you note. The post How a Thank You Note Got Me Through Writer’s Block appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

Emotion vs. Feeling: How to Evoke More From Readers

Recognizing the subtle differences in writing emotion and writing feeling can help render both more powerfully on the page. The post Emotion vs. Feeling: How to Evoke More From Readers appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

5 Ways to Write Romance With Respect

Veteran authors of writing romance know that respect is key to success in the market. Here are my five tips on how to write romance with respect, for those looking to break in. The post 5 Ways to Write Romance With Respect appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

5 Tips for Writing Engaging Romance

Harlequin author Rhenna Morgan shares five tips for writing crackling romance that keeps your readers turning pages. The post 5 Tips for Writing Engaging Romance appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

Breaking Up on Valentine’s Day

You've finally decided it's time to break up with your significant other. You just haven't felt that connection for awhile and know it's time to move on. So you go over to his/her house and, after explaining how you feel, you feel relieved--that...Show More Summary

When Do I Spell Out Numbers?

There are several rules of thought on how to handle writing numbers, but the most common is pretty simple. Here's when you should spell out numbers and when you shouldn't. The post When Do I Spell Out Numbers? appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

When Do I Spell Out Numbers?

Q: Sometimes I see numbers spelled out (nine) and at other times I see them in numeric form (9). Which is correct? When do I spell out numbers and when do I write them out? —Kevin T. A: Most writers—including me—took on this artistic...Show More Summary

Weekly Round-Up: Musical Writing and Remembrances

Every week our editors publish somewhere between 10 and 15 blog posts—but it can be hard to keep up amidst the busyness of everyday life. To make sure you never miss another post, we’ve created a new weekly round-up series. Each Saturday, find the previous week’s posts all in one place. Show More Summary

11 Reasons Writing is Good for Your Health

Most of us write simply because we love to. It’s an outlet for our creativity. It’s fun. (Hard work, sure, but fun.) As it turns out, writing’s got some health perks, too. The post 11 Reasons Writing is Good for Your Health appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

Pick Your Favorite Cover!

Help us choose a cover for our May/June issue! Which one do you like best? Once you pick your favorite, vote for A or B in our poll on Facebook or Twitter! The post Pick Your Favorite Cover! appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

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