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Classic Toy Trains: Market Spotlight

For this week’s market spotlight, we look at the Classic Toy Trains, a hobby magazine published nine times per year for toy train enthusiasts. Classic Toy Trains: Market Spotlight Established in 1987, Classic Toy Trains is published nine ...

What Should Writers Post on Instagram?

What should writers post on Instagram? What can writers post on a social network that is so focused on images? We dive in and share 10 things for writers to consider. The first question uninitiated writers may ask—and it’s a great quest...

New England Review: Market Spotlight

For this week’s market spotlight, we look at the New England Review, a literary journal that publishes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Open submission period is March 1-May 31, 2020. New England Review: Market Spotlight Founded in 1978 b...

Becoming a Multigenre Writing Master

A children’s book writer, novelist, short story author, and screenwriter walk into a bar. It’s not a joke, it’s one writer’s day. This essay from our September 2019 issue shows how Simon Van Booy manages his workflow for multigenre ...

Mastering High Concept Ideas

If you want to grab the attention of agents and even Hollywood, finding high concept ideas for your books is the way to do it. Jess Zafarris shares the basics and how to hone your pitch in this article from our September 2019 issue. There...

Learning From Vintage Magazines: Back in the Day

Fiction and nonfiction writers alike can glean lessons about writing from the examples of industry defying, sometimes outlandish, vintage magazines, and comics. Don Vaughn explains in this essay from the May/June 2019 issue of Writer’s Di...

Kris Spisak: Author Spotlight

Author spotlights (like this one with Kris Spisak, author of The Novel Editing Workbook: 105 Tricks and Tips for Revising Your Fiction Manuscript from Davro Press and Get a Grip on Your Grammar from Career Press) are a great way to learn ho...

Advisor Today: Market Spotlight

For this week’s market spotlight, we look at Advisor Today, the official publication of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Advisor Today: Market Spotlight Founded in 1906, Advisor Today is the leader of insuranc...

The Secret of the 25 Chapters in Nancy Drew Books

Learn about the secret of the 25 chapters in Nancy Drew books, including which books in the series used to feature the 25 chapters and why they all feature 20 chapters now. My wife and I love books. Our house is filled with them in every ro...

The Art of Spin-Offs: Freelance Article Ideas

Cultivating multiple article ideas from the same topic can help freelance writers collect more bylines explains Dinsa Sachan in this article from Writer’s Digest March/April 2019. In today’s fractured media environment, every month sees...

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