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Associated Press Reply to Me

jakeybum said: ↑ Hello, The Associated Press replied to me and said that in the following construction I should not include the percent symbol (%) after the first number: This: a 10- to 15%-a-year increase in sales Not: a 10%- to 15%-a-ye...

How to Identify Fake News: Crossing the Credibility Chasm with PEN America

[Register for the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference today!] Thanks to the way we consume news today—largely through social media—weeding out what info is real and what’s fake is more difficult than ever. While social media has creat...

Why Writers Should Consider Including Safer Sex in Fiction

Citing rising public health issues and a previous example of fiction influencing real-world behaviors, Phyllis Zimbler Miller advocates for including references to safer sex in fiction in order to culturally normalize healthier intimate pra...

Case Study: How Self-Publishing Led Author Jonathan French to Hybrid Success

Jonathan French’s approach to self-publishing played an important role in how editors and agents perceived his book, and persuaded French to reevaluate his perspective on how authors can, and should, break into print. author photo credit:...

The Pros and Cons of Getting Published

Do you ever worry that getting published—that worrying about the business of writing—might sully the purity of your artistic expression and dampen your passion for the craft? Many writers struggle with the concessions required of the p...

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 440

For today’s prompt, write a generation poem. A generation poem could be about the X-generation or the baby boomers, sure, but it could also be about generating poems and/or power. Or re-generation of limbs. Or any number of other topics y...

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 439

For today’s prompt, write a heart poem. Getting to the heart of this prompt should be easy enough to do. Some folks wear their hearts on their sleeves, or they heart the things and people they love, or they show a lot of heart in spirited...

Top Websites for Writers: 8 Great Publishing & Marketing Resources on the Web

For the last two decades, we’ve scoured the web for sites to include in our annual roundup of the 101 Best Websites for Writers, a comprehensive collection of online resources for writers which you can find in full in the May/June 2018 is...

Successful Queries: Gia Cribbs & The Disappearance of Sloane Sullivan

This article is part of a series called Successful Queries. It features actual query letter examples to literary agents that were successful for authors. In addition to the successful query letter, you’ll also see the thoughts from the w...

I Published A Book As A University Student. Here’s What I Learned.

At the age of 21, I published a book. How many people can say that? As it turns out, more people than ever. Self-publishing is more accessible than ever. If you can hire a freelance editor, learn how to typeset in Adobe InDesign, and sign ...

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