Make your imagination real. Now is the time.

Inertia is strong. It can create 15 very occupied years between the reason you took that internship at 20 and why you do what you do at 35, without questioning each minute decision as part of a whole life. This …

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How to Write a Query Letter

Agents take queries very seriously, and yes, they really do read them. It’s not some universal rumor that agents have perpetuated because they all have a secret fetish for being bombarded with mail. Sure, agents make it sound like digging …

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The Indie Publishing Truth

You’ve decided to submit your manuscript to an independent publisher. Now what? The staff of four indie presses answer WD’s questions about small publishers.

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Resumania for Yale Masters Students

It is important that all Masters students draft a professional resume (as opposed to the academic Curriculum Vitae, or CV) to not only summarize your past experiences, but also identify your practical, technical, and transferable skills.  The Office of Career …

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Tips for Becoming a Successful Travel Blogger

Having the opportunity to travel the world sounds like an ideal vacation, but actually getting paid to do so sounds almost too good to be true. But that’s exactly what travel bloggers do for a living. As the name suggests, …

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Writing Contests – Poetry, Short Story, Essay, Screenwriting & More

On this page, you’ll find the web’s best and most updated selection of writing contests. If you’ve got a way with making your words come to life, try your hand at a poetry contest. If you’re a teen, there’s a …

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Creative Writing Contests & Competitions

Winning a writing contest can bring you recognition and help get your work noticed by agents and editors. Our Writing Contests, Grants & Awards database offers a year’s worth of listings from Poets & Writers Magazine, and connects poets, fiction …

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Seven Ways to Prepare for a Career Boost When COVID-19 is Behind Us

Despite all the challenges faced in the COVID-19 era—potential health crises, distressing news reports of loss and despair, being sequestered in your house, no opportunities for real-world water cooler chats—there is a copper lining to this pandemic (COVID-19 can’t survive …

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The Quick and Dirty about Working From Home

Across the country people are experiencing change in their work lives. With the current state of affairs, work from home has become an essential part of the cost of doing business. Even those who have worked remotely for years face …

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What Is the Difference Between a Web Designer and Web Developer?

If you have artistic talents, a love for tech, and a desire to work in a business setting, then a job in web creation as a web designer or web developer might be right up your alley.

Web creation is …

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