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This month on writermag.com
Spring showers… …Bring spring flowers • Easily transition from drizzy days to sunny ones with these writerly products.
Code-Meshing 101 • Broadening a reader’s world and brightening any writer’s work.
Dearly departed • These professional obituary writers mix storytelling, honesty, and yes…even humor.
WALKING CLICHÉ • PRO TIPS FOR AVOIDING CLICHÉD CHARACTERS IN FICTION.
HOW TO MERGE YOUR MANY DRAFTS • PLUS, THE DANGERS OF OVER-REWRITING THEM.
WAYS TO TACKLE OUR MANY DRAFTS
THE DIY WRITING RETREAT • Sick of staring at your own four walls? Here are tips for creating an alternative writing vacation.
Lightning in a bottle • TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR SHORT-SHORT FICTION AND NONFICTION STAND OUT IN THE QUEUE.
The Twin Bill • America’s favorite pastime gets its literary due in this brand-new journal devoted to all things baseball.
Jackson Hole Writers Conference • Enjoy everything this acclaimed, five-day conference has to offer from the comforts of home this summer.
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!