Write My Resume

Creeping Common Sense: Let’s Talk Mistakes

It’s important for new writers to ask the pros about the mistakes they’ve made; successful, well-published writer and WD contributing editor Jeff Somers reveals why.  “Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and ...

Take Two: Ways to Submit Your Story to Hollywood

If you dream of your story being on the big screen, Script’s editor, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, gives you a peek inside the filmmaking industry and shares ways to submit your story to Hollywood. Click to tweet this article to your friends...

The last lesson

May 13, 2019, by John The last lesson I look at the result slip that my teacher hands to me. BBAD, the paper reads. I feel a whirlwind of emotions. In front of my friends, I know I cannot show too much emotion. But I wish the ground would s...

Interview with Reena Shah, Winner of the WD 19th Annual Short Short Story Competition

Reena Shah feeds the subconscious level of her brain that she uses to write by remaining mindful and present of the everyday moments of her life. Even when going through her daily tasks, Shah makes an effort to remain aware of the moment so...

Learn Screenwriting Lessons by Reading Screenplays — 10 Best of the Best

Reading great screenplays provides valuable screenwriting lessons for both emerging or seasoned writers. Professional script reader Ray Morton points out the craft tips in ten of his favorite scripts. Click to tweet this article to your fri...

Volunteering Is Networking

I thought I’d get real here and give some networking tips that go beyond the vague “make connections” advice you get at every networking event. I’m here to talk about volunteering. Remember how we had to complete that compulsory 40...

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...

Placeholder

The editing process

So I’m a bit of a novice writer, currently writing my first full length work. Before I started I always presumed that editing was a bit of a waste. You would pick up the odd grammar or spelling error, but the story would pretty much r...

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...

Page 4 of 7« First...23456...Last »

Share on Social Media