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Essential Apps Every Student Needs

Apps—they’re a part of our fabric now. They are part of our DNA. And when you get down to it, there are some apps out there that make our lives easier. That’s all we want, right? To be a little more efficient, a little more mindful,...

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Who currently knows you are a writer?

Hollowly said: ↑ I am curious to know at what point other posters are in their writing, (aspiring, finished but unpublished novel, published, etc.) and who they have told about it, (friends, family, co-workers) and how much they have ment...

PODCAST: How to Turn Your Internship Into a Full-Time Job

We sat down with Blake Glasbergen, a visual researcher at Discovery’s Daily Planet to pick his brain about how to turn your internship into a full-time job. Internships are valuable. Paid, unpaid, long term, short term. Doesn’t matter. ...

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story bridge biding and other such questions

Kunox, I didn’t really understand the question. It sounds like you are asking how to link together random scenes you have written in different points in history together. In other words, you are asking how to make scenes into a stor...

Don’t Apply for an Unpaid Internship. Here’s 5 Steps to Start Your Own

Taking an unpaid internship is, shall we say, controversial. To some they are a useful stepping stone to breaking into a glamorous industry, to others they are an unethical ploy to exploit a vulnerable twenty-something’s free labour. Ther...

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...

7 Query Letter Strategies That Don’t Work (But Many Writers Try)

One of my first real jobs was working for a bank, taking phone calls. I’ll never forget it. Some of the kindest people you know can be downright vicious when they call their bank. Trust me. I’ve been called names that can’t be repeate...

Interview: Jessica Strawser Discusses the Journey from Editor to Author, and Her New Book ‘Not That I Could Tell’

In her nearly 10-year tenure as the former editor-in-chief and editorial director (and now editor-at-large) of Writer’s Digest, Jessica Strawser has interviewed hundreds of globally recognized authors, from Khaled Hosseini, David Sedaris...

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...

The Identity List: How to Catalog Your Written Work to Get More Freelance Writing Projects

By keeping a catalog of published pieces, freelancers can leverage future success when querying editors. Stay organized with this process for organizing and structuring your list to get more freelance writing projects. by Kimberly A. Edward...

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