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Learn how to craft query letters and other submission materials from literary agents in this online boot camp.

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Documentary filmmaker and author Cory Taylor examines how to select an appropriate historical nonfiction topic and pitch it.

For the release of her newest Stephanie Plum book, Twisted Twenty-Six, here are 8 Janet Evanovich quotes for writers and about writing from her February 2007 WD interview.

Writer’s Market editor Robert Lee Brewer announces the Writer’s Market 2020, including what’s included in the 99th annual edition of the most trusted guide to getting published.

Blogging is one way to build a writing platform and develop an audience. Learn how to break in and take your blogging to the next level with our Blogging 101 course.

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For this week’s market spotlight, we look at The Sun, a nonprofit, ad-free magazine that publishes personal essays, short stories, and poems.

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#StanLee wrote an article for Writer's Digest in 1947, when he was only 25 years old, sharing the secrets to comics writing success. We'll run the full article shortly, but here's a particularly resonant passage from it.

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Here, 11 authors share their tales of persevering through rejection: #ShareYourRejections 

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1st draft: get the story down 2nd: deep dive—review for story idea, structure, character, narrative thrust 3rd: revise for continuity 4th: for voice 5th: for language 6th: for grammar, spelling, punctuation #WDC18 

This list of reasons for admission into the West Virginia Hospital for the Insane was compiled from the hospital's log books between 1864 and 1889. Looks like we'd all be considered insane over here.

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The best time to start writing is now. Comic by @4amshower 

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