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Is that too short?

Hello!I’m working on the resumé of my book. I’ve read that it must be short and to the point. But it this one too short?Thanks for any feedback – I’m making baby steps there.******* Dear Agent, Fated to save the Dre...

Team Up! What Makes Writing Groups Work

Joining a writing group can be a wonderful way to spark your creativity and increase your commitment to writing. But what makes writing groups work? Six writing groups from around the world share their tips to a supportive writing group. Wr...

7 Spring Cleaning Tips For Students

It’s Springtime! The weather is getting warmer, flowers are coming back to life, and you’re probably close to summer break. Woohoo! Before you fully jump into the Summer spirit, let’s not forget that Spring is the time for cleaning. A...

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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