This article about the importance of the opening paragraph of your fiction writing first appeared in the October 1921 issue of The Writer's Digest, as it was then known. It was written by Arthur Leeds.
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Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market 2020 editor Amy Jones announces the publication of the 32nd annual edition including the special features.
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Here's our official call for 101 best websites for writers nominations. Learn how to send in your recommendations below.
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Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a possible poem.
When and how should writers negotiate better terms? We look at when it's appropriate for writers to negotiate and how they should do it.
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The 88th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition Grand Prize winner shares his playwriting and plotting secrets.
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Write a scene or story that explores your character's most embarrassing moment.
Learn when to use lose vs. loose vs. loosen with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.
For this week’s market spotlight, we look at Gray's Sporting Journal, a hunting and fishing lifestyle magazine published seven times per year.
Nick Petrie, author of The Drifter, part of his Peter Ash series, shares his struggle with coming to terms with the writing process that works for him.
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