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Cover Letters, Resumes, and Personal Brands: What’s the Difference?

Resumes, cover letters, and personal branding… what does it all mean and where do they differ? Are resumes and cover letters part of your personal brand? So many questions, so many options, and so much confusion. I get it. We’ve all bee...

5 Important Steps to Land Your First Job After Graduation

It seems unfair. You’ve worked hard throughout your university or college only to work hard to find that first job. It doesn’t even feel like those years of studying give you much of an advantage. So why did you work yourself so far int...

Take Two: Ways to Submit Your Story to Hollywood

If you dream of your story being on the big screen, Script’s editor, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, gives you a peek inside the filmmaking industry and shares ways to submit your story to Hollywood. Click to tweet this article to your friends...

Internships 101: Free vs. Paid

My Mom told me this story about a man she and my Dad are friends with. When he was thirty years old in 1990, he immigrated to Canada from South Africa. He was a construction engineer in South Africa, but he had a hard time finding a job in ...

The 5 Toughest Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

If you find job interviews a) awkward, b) scary, c) stressful or d) all of the above, trust us – you’re not alone. After all, while you can take your time sprucing up your resume and crafting a killer cover letter, interviews literally ...

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Can I get a crit on the back blurb for my indie pub novel?

Catrin Lewis said: ↑ Ironically, these are the questions I want the potential reader to ask, and buy the book to find out. Click to expand… But there’s a fine line between being too vague (not giving enough information) and be...

Job Hunting: 8 Tools and Resources

So, you’re hunting for that first real job? You know, one that’s actually in your area of interest? I would love to help you! Whether that’s in an office or elsewhere, there are plenty of online tools and resources you can benefit fro...

100 Writing & Publishing Tips from the 2018 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference

The 2018 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference was a roaring success. Literary agents, veteran and debut authors, editors, publishers and more shared their greatest writing tips on improving your craft, getting published, and building your wr...

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What are your techniques to get a plot idea?

The dreaded plot idea. For me, the following works . . . don’t force the plot. Like a meandering river let the ideas flow, and one will stick. Just keep thinking about it. I think keeping to the school /academy is good for future sale...

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...

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