Writer's Digest November/December 2019 Digital Edition
In the November/December 2019 Writer’s Digest, themed “Truth” we’ll help writers who want to start their own conferences, participate in NaNoWriMo, share the next installment of our new column, “100 Years of Writer’s Digest,” and more. This issue’s articles include:
+ Truth in Different Mediums: Jera Brown interviewed three writers about finding and conveying truth in different mediums: Pulitzer-nominated fiction writer Karen Russell; memoirist Esmé Weijun Wang; and poet Jericho Brown. By Jera Brown
+ Truth and Consequences: Nearly every fiction author uses inspiration from their own life in their writing. Here’s how to ethically borrow real-life experiences for your stories. By Elizabeth Sims
+ All Together Now: Even the most introverted writer must work with others once in a while. Here’s how to survive and thrive in a collaborative partnership. By Jeff Somers
+ Backstory Is Behavior: When writing your character’s backstory, it can be hard to avoid the info-dump impulse. Instead, try these tips for revealing your character’s past through her present actions and attitudes. By David Corbett
In addition, readers will be treated to a WD Interview with bestselling author Amor Towles, as well as a special Writer’s Workbook on article writing, and an interview with the winner of Writer’s Digest’s Annual Writing Competition. This issue also contains all the regular columns and departments readers know and love, like Take 2 on screenwriting, IndieLab for self-published authors, Conference Scene, Poetic Asides, Meet the Agent, Funny You Should Ask, and more.