Write My Resume

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...

Placeholder

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Hollowly said: ↑ I am curious to know at what point other posters are in their writing, (aspiring, finished but unpublished novel, published, etc.)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...

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...

The Art of Being Crazy: Thoughts on the Eccentricities of Being a Writer

One writer’s search for a trademark eccentricity. by Leslie Cohen You know what’s fun? Creativity. You know what’s not fun? Some of the things that come along with it. Four years ago, I left my normal job at my normal desk with my som...

Placeholder

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 ...

Placeholder

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...

Placeholder

Anxiety and Time Restraints

Hey all, I have a problem. For me, it’s actually a big problem. I have a limited amount of time before my life gets super busy again…and I find I can’t write. Writing on the Forum I can do all day (obviously). I am used to...

Why Mass Applying To Jobs Won’t Work (And What To Do Instead)

When I first started applying for internships, it was hard to know where to begin. I’d seen job postings on LinkedIn.  I’d heard of Indeed.com. But I’d also heard that those websites attract thousands of applicants, competing for the...

Page 1 of 3123

Share on Social Media