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2020 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
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Stick a fork in it • How to tell when it’s done.
Book it! • Any freelance writer can get a book published if they think of it like landing a pitch.
Telefunky • READ THE FIRST-PLACE WINNER OF OUR 2020 ESSAY CONTEST.
HOW SOMETHING YOU HATE CAN REVEAL A VOICE YOU LOVE • It sounds bizarre, but it’s true. Here’s how one simple exercise allows my writing students to find their voice on the page – and how it can help you, too.
Find your niche • There’s a whole world of publishing opportunities outside your local newsstand. Here’s how to start writing for trade, niche, and international magazines.
The LAST CHAPTER • Pro tips for ending your novels and short stories.
Reads and Eats • Food writing has long been published primarily by white authors. This brand-new literary journal offers marginalized writers a seat at the table.
Todos Santos Writers Workshop • This Baja conference may be going digital in 2021, but staff are determined not to lose all the cultural and craft elements that make the annual event so special.
2021 EDUCATION GUIDE • TAKE YOUR WRITING TO THE NEXT LEVEL.
Gigi Will Know • Have a query about craft? Need some clarification on an aspect of the publishing industry? Looking for career advice? Email your queries to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Advice Column.” We can’t wait to read your questions!