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Podcasts and Writers

Podcasts and Writers By George T. Parker A long time ago…so long ago that most of you won’t remember it…I sent Writers Forum members a survey that asked about podcast listening habits. I had intended to follow-up the survey with an ...

Queen’s Letter Chingona Virus Iforgetwhattodayis Edition

In which The Queen shares her adventures of finding supplies in the days of Chingona Virus, and offers us some writing tips based upon current publisher advice. Yup, still going to work every day, still trying to figure out optimum time to ...

Writing Submissions for Magazines: How to Submit Writing to a Magazine

In this post, we look at how to handle writing submissions for magazines. Whether you write fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, learn how to submit writing to a magazine. Submitting to magazines is a great way to break into the publishing world...

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Censorship in Writing: your thoughts?

This thread is based on an article I published in my journal on Music Banter back in 2012. The concerns expressed here were genuine on my part, and can, I believe, form the basis for some hopefully enlightened discussion on the whole topic ...

Reading Your Work In Public: 12 Tips From Dead Rabbits Reading Series Founder

Sharing your work at readings is a great way to get your work in front of an audience and network with other writers. Dead Rabbits Reading Series host M.K. Rainey shares 12 tips on how to make it happen. Reading your work in front of an aud...

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 ...

The Editor Behind the Curtain: Inside the Publishing Process

For first-time authors, the publishing process is often shrouded in mystery. An expert shares an inside look at what goes on behind the scenes—and how to leverage it for future success. Whether you’re currently writing a book, querying ...

The 87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition Winners

Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate our 87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition winners! For full coverage of the awards, please check out the November/December 2018 issue of Writer’s Digest. For complete coverage...

Pitching Articles: 5 Tips for a Successful Freelance Writing Pitch

If you want to make a living writing for your favorite publications, you need to perfect your freelance writing pitch. Here are a few things to keep in mind when pitching articles for magazines, newspapers and the web. If you’re a freelan...

Literary Agent Interview: Claire Draper, InkWell Management

Claire Draper is a new literary agent at InkWell Management. She’s studied Queer Diversity in Children’s Literature at New York University. Before becoming an agent, she interned at Rare Bird Lit, InkWell Management and the Children’s...

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