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Young Adult First Place Winner: “Life After Dusk”

Congratulations to Douglas Jern, first place winner in the Young Adult category of the 15th Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. Here’s his winning short story, “Life After Dusk.” Life After Dusk 1 Motes of dust swirled in...

Romance First Place Winner: “Just a Little Push”

Congratulations to Leslie Wibberley, first place winner of the Romance category in the 15th Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards! Here’s the winning short story, “Just a Little Push.” Just a Little Push The choppy waves tos...

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How to get published

Poetry is alive and well. Those who don’t read of follow contemporary poetry tend to think it doesn’t exist or has fallen out of fashion. The New Yorker publishes new Poetry every week. Poetry Magazine and The Rattle are all poe...

Vintage WD: Must the Novelist Crusade?

In this February 1970 Writer’s Digest article, Eudora Welty argues that, “Fiction is not meant to be a disguise for propaganda. A story should speak for itself as a story.” By Eudora Welty Writer’s Digest, February 1970 Not too long...

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Additional Information – Footnotes & Encyclopedias

Druon’s Accursed Kings series is an old favorite of mine; it’s also quoted by GRRM as a main inspiration behind Game of Thrones. In short, it’s historical fiction set right before the hundred years’ war, and presents...

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Dialogue things

Bakkerbaard said: ↑ Through the reading I used to do I know what a written dialogue is suppose to look like, with an indent here and a tag there.Through several Youtube clips I’ve come to understand some of the rules, but a few thin...

ABA Journal: Market Spotlight

For this week’s market spotlight, we look at the ABA Journal, the flagship magazine for members of the American Bar Association. ABA Journal: Market Spotlight ABA Journal is the flagship magazine for members of the American Bar Associatio...

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Reality VS Fiction Regarding Starships

For myself, my first memorable sight of spaceships was watching the original star wars movies. Only later did I watch Star Trek, and knowing little to nothing about how space travel truly is, I presumed we could make spaceships like that. S...

Building Your Freelance Writing Career: Just Say Yes

In this article from our November/December 2016 issue, Jeff Somers shares the best way to advance your freelance writing career: Just Say Yes. His advice still stands. A few years ago when I told my wife I wanted to leave my Day Job—and i...

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Character Interviews

What are the benefits if you use character interviews if you use them? I bought this cheap ebook that has them. I think they are worth the writer’s time. https://thewritingkylie.com/blog/get…-115-questions Going to quote ironpon...

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