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Agent Alert: Hannah Brattesani of Emma Sweeney Agency

Literary agent alerts (this one with Hannah Brattesani of Emma Sweeney Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. Hannah Brattesani Bio: Hannah Bratte...

How Can I Leverage Recruiting Agencies In My Job Search?

There are a few ways in which your crush and your recruiter are exactly the same. You hate when they reschedule. You seem to have intractable word vomit whenever they call. And you’re always wondering what they say about you to their co-w...

Writing and Publishing Poetry—Q&A with Patricia Colleen Murphy

Patricia Colleen Murphy is the founder of Superstition Review at Arizona State University and author of two books of poetry, including her recently published collection, Bully Love. Murphy talked with WD about how to improve writing and wha...

6 Things You Can Do While Waiting For Your Dream Job

Job hunting is hard! Whether you finished your degree or are looking for the perfect summer internship, finding the ideal position can take longer than expected. I mean, MUCH longer. Even if you think you have the skills and experience r...

What Is Life Like After Graduating?

It goes without saying that everyone in life has their own path to take. Students across the country spend several years buried in textbooks, cramming for exams and befriending SparkNotes for those last minute essays. Until that fateful da...

Harlequin Series: Spotlight Market

For this week’s spotlight market, we look at Harlequin Series, which accepts submissions directly from potential authors (no agents required!) and provides detailed guidelines for what they’re looking for in each specific series. Harleq...

How to quickly find a job after gradschool

April 16, 2019, by Tatiana How to quickly find a job after gradschool Hi friends and fellow postgrad students! Today, I will share my tips on how to find a job even before finishing your Master’s or PhD degree. Just to give a back story, ...

The 5 Toughest Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

If you find job interviews a) awkward, b) scary, c) stressful or d) all of the above, trust us – you’re not alone. After all, while you can take your time sprucing up your resume and crafting a killer cover letter, interviews literally ...

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...

Best Poetry Posts of 2018

There are people who like year-end lists, and those who don’t. I happen to like them. And I thought it’d be fun to compile the best poetry posts of 2018 on WritersDigest.com. These posts weren’t necessarily posted in 2018. But they ar...

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