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Credit 101: How it Can Help You and Hurt You

Learn how to make credit your BFF instead of your enemy. [embedded content] As students, we’re often bombarded with horror stories about the dangers of debt and (cue spooky voice) “BAD CREDIT.” Well, spoiler alert: Bad credit could cr...

10 Resume and Cover Letter Mistakes We’ve All Made

Here are 10 painful resume and cover letter mistakes we’ve all made at some point. Sending out resumes and cover letters can be a tedious, stressful task. It takes a lot of time to perfect a set of documents that a hiring manager will pro...

Our Free E-Book Helps You Get More Job Interviews

We wrote an E-Book designed to help you get more job interviews. Did we mention it’s free? Download it now. Yup. It’s real. After endless coffee-fuelled nights, dozens of interviews with top experts in their field and many, many discuss...

How Far Back Should Your CV Go?

Your curriculum vitae aka “CV” is a document that provides an extensive summary of your experience and skills including your academic background, awards, degrees, research, publications, among other achievements. Typically, this is m...

Industry Research To Find Your Happy Place

So, you’re looking for a job … Do you want part-time employment? Full-time? An internship? What companies are you researching? What kind of work do you want to do? Are there any openings? Should you be applying for them right now?  &#...

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Is Your Life Worth Writing About….?

StaggeringBlow said: ↑ I often wondered if we all think our lives would make an interesting story. What is at least ONE thing in your life that you think would make an interesting story or even anecdote? I BELIEVE (?) I have several, but,...

Min Jin Lee: Finding Story Ideas That Truly Provoke Your Passions

In this extended interview from the March/April 2019 issue of Writer’s Digest, Min Jin Lee talks about finding story ideas that truly provoke your passions and how to tune out the burden of expectations in this extended WD Interview. Pho...

7 Ways to Defend Yourself from Writing Coach Scams

Industry experts and legitimate writing coaches provide advice on how to spot writing coach scams and shield yourself accordingly. The profession of “writing coach” has come under recent scrutiny. The outcry follows a July 2018 article ...

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EstherMayRose wins the December short story contest!

@Wreybies Could you please do the honours? Cavallucci (2,824 words) It was Christmas in Saint-Gosse, and the weather did not disappoint. Snow had been falling in a wild, demented dance since that morning and the sky was as silver as a new c...

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What do you do to focus and start your writing day?

Good question… I’m also easy distracted and slow to get started. I try it both ways, but more often I’ll ease into it—or set the mood, if you prefer. This I do with music—I never write without it—generally calm and m...

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