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Offline ellen-press

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Writer's Digest Magazine
« on: July 18, 2014, 02:01 PM »
Currently I read PW everyday online and of course our SCBWI magazine.  Recently I received in the mail an offer to sign up for Writer's Digest.  I need to know what kind of magazine this is?  Does anyone out their like it, love it, think it's okay or just a waste of time?   A writer could spend all day reading publications and then not have the time or energy to write.  Need input PLEASE!

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Re: Writer's Digest Magazine
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2014, 03:32 PM »
You could check out their website and review some articles and see what you think. And you're right--so many choices out there and so little time.
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Re: Writer's Digest Magazine
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2014, 06:46 PM »
I also received an offer in the mail to sign up for Writer's Digest.  Writer's Digest is a magazine about the craft of writing.  I used to get the magazine.  Now you can read magzines for free on-line through the library at Zinno.  Writing magazines That I've read on line about writing:  The Writer and Poet's and Writers.  Also do look at the website.

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Re: Writer's Digest Magazine
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2014, 07:01 PM »
One way to check it out would be to drop into your local public library and read the current issue in hard copy, and back issues if the library has them available (ours keeps at least one year around in hard copy).

I know the magazine is available online, but there's a lot to be said for having a hard copy, especially if you want to keep a specific article; it's a lot easier to rip it out of your own copy than hunt up a printer.


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Re: Writer's Digest Magazine
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2014, 08:24 PM »
I've subscribed since 1972.  My focus in writing has changed over the years, from short stories, to journalism, to copywriting, to scripts, back to fiction, to poetry, to humour, to children's novels, and even to self-publishing. I always find something useful in each issue.

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