Not-writing is a state of comfort

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I’ve always thought of myself as a writer, although saying it out like that sounds a bit pompous, at least to me. Building something through my words never fails to thrill me, but I wouldn’t say I like to attach a defined role to it. I think the lack of pressure on my younger self […]

There are many ways to fight writer’s block, find inspiration

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Don’t feel like writing? Join the club. Sometimes life is too busy, and our brains are too crowded with schedules, appointments and commitments. Sometimes we lack ideas or confidence. A clear mind allows room for inspiration, but how can we banish the mental detritus? Nature can nurture, so heading for an unpeopled locale can be […]

Are you a writer? Share your story with’s Book Club.

fractured infinity bcom bookclub 63ab283d77b7c 768x432 1 readers aren’t just lovers of local news, they also love literature. Over the last two years, we’ve connected with readers through our Book Club, where readers have engaged with New England writers and booksellers through monthly events. We’ve also leaned on our readers’ love of books to make guides to horror fiction , young […]

WD Presents: Short Short Story Competition Final Call, 6 WDU Courses, and More!

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There’s always so much happening in the Writer’s Digest universe that even staff members have trouble keeping up. As a result, we decided to start collecting what’s on the horizon to make it easier for everyone to know what’s happening and when. This week, we’re excited to announce the final call for our Short Short […]

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