Writer's Digest September 2010 (PDF)
The Big 10 Issue
10 Experts Take on the Writer's Rulebook
Is it always better to show than tell? Do you really have to write every day? Experts prove there's merit in both playing by the book and staging a writing rebellion.
COMPILED BY JESSICA STRAWSER AND ZACHARY PETIT
The WD Interview Takes Ten
We asked 10 successful authors one question, writer to writer. The results? Fresh, funny and frank responses that go way beyond an ordinary interview—by the power of 10.
COMPILED BY ZACHARY PETIT AND JESSICA STRAWSER
10 Ways to Be a Productivity Pro
Put these success strategies to work to help you write more, boost your creds and grow your writing life.
BY SAGE COHEN
10 Ways to Write What You "No"
Use frustration, hurt and anger to fuel your writing.
BY BILL O'HANLON
10 Reasons the Freelance Life Is a Good Life
Writer's block. A bad economy. Dwindling markets. Freelancing can be frustrating—but there's still plenty of motivation to write on.
BY ART SPIKOL
INKWELL Futurama • 10 Tips for Delivering a Killer Reading • Poetic Asides • Bob, The Column • 10 Bestsellers Riff on 10 of the Best Thrillers
EDITED BY ZACHARY PETIT
QUESTIONS & QUANDARIES: 10 Quick Questions With Really Short Answers
BY BRIAN A. KLEMS
ASK THE PRO: 10 Qs With Suzie Townsend
BY KARA GEBHART UHL
BREAKING IN: 10 Notable Debuts
BY CHUCK SAMBUCHINO
MFA INSIDER: 10 Tips for Maximizing Your MFA Experience
BY LORI A. MAY
YOUR STORY: Special Big 10 Edition
STANDOUT MARKETS: 10 Spotlights on Small Presses and Literary Journals
BY VANESSA WIELAND
CONFERENCE SCENE: 10 Secrets for Making the Most of Any Writing Event
BY LINDA FORMICHELLI
WRITER'S WORKBOOK:10-Minute Workbook
BEAT WRITER'S BLOCK FAST
BY FRED WHITE
10-MINUTE FIXES TO 10 COMMON PLOT PROBLEMS
BY ELIZABETH SIMS
BRUSH UP ON YOUR STYLE IN 10 MINUTES OR LESS
BY BRANDON ROYAL
- EDITOR'S LETTER
- ONLINE EXCLUSIVES
- READER MAIL