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How and Why to Pitch Agents at Pitching Events

Many writers are paralyzed at the prospect of pitching their stories, but Script’s editor, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, wants to push you past those fears with concrete tips on how to successfully pitch agents at pitching events. Click to t...

How to Increase Your Screenplay’s Commercial Appeal

Selling a screenplay is no easy task. Ray Morton shares advice on how to increase your screenplay’s commercial appeal to help you choose the best stories to put on the page. “So, what do I have to do to guarantee that my script will sel...

13 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Sign That Book Contract or Take That Freelance Writing Job

The following article first appeared in Writer’s Digest magazine. Subscribe today to get the inspiration and advice you need to succeed as a poet, novelist, journalist or screenwriter. ILLUSTRATION © GETTY IMAGES: OIVIND HOVLAND In a com...

Staying Alive: How to Thrive in the Publishing Industry

[Earn the recognition you deserve. Enter the Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition.] Staying alive, staying slive, ah, ha, ha, staying alive. Here, Jenny Milchman explains how to not just survive, but thrive in the publishing indust...

How to Make Budgeting Fun and Actually Stay on Track

Become a master of your money. If there’s one word we’re sick of hearing as students, it’s (*insert ominous dun dun dun sound effect*) ‘BUDGET.’ Ugh. We spend most of our lives working towards a degree, so the last thing we want t...

Extended Interview with Emily James, WD’s Self-Published e-Book Awards Winner

A Sticky Inheritance by Emily James is the grand-prize winning entry in the 5th Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards. It bested more than It bested more than 575 entries to take home a prize package that includes $5,000 an...

58 Gems of Writing Advice and Inspiration from Self-Published e-Book Authors

Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate the winners of the 5th Annual Self-Published e-Book Awards. For complete coverage of the awards, see the May/June 2018 issue of Writer’s Digest. For an extended interview with grand-prize wi...

5 Things to Look Out for at the London Book Fair 2018

The London Book Fair is the UK’s biggest gathering of international publishers and agents and this year runs from 10th to 12th April at the Olympia Conference Centre in central London. Here are five things to look out for at the fair t...

Script Classics: Nicholas Meyer—The View from the Scribe

Some writers struggle in transitioning from one type of writing to another, but Nicholas Meyer has conquered many forms. Learn Meyer’s cross-format storytelling processes and what encouraged him to write his memoir, The View From the Brid...

Paid Internships in Marketing, Media and Tech: Available Until March 19th

Apply to M2T for your chance to score a 1-year paid internship working with top companies in the world of Marketing, Media and Technology. Looking for your first job? The struggle is real. Especially if you’re not exactly sure what you...

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