Trend Chaser – Writer’s Digest

Photo by Hello I’m Nik on Unsplash While my TikTok page mostly consists of animal fact videos and silly comedy sketches, there’s no denying that social media trends (especially the musical ones!) can be addicting. They’re also story gold! Just think about that episode of “Abbott Elementary” where the teachers have to band together to … Read more

Spitting Image – Writer’s Digest

Moriah Richard is the managing editor at Writer’s Digest. Since obtaining her MFA in fiction, she has worked with over 100 authors to help them achieve their publication dreams. As a reader, she’s most interested in horror, fantasy, and romance, although she will read just about anything with a great hook. Beyond the page, she … Read more

Vacation Season – Writer’s Digest

Moriah Richard Here in Maryland, schools are getting ready to let out for summer vacation, and we’re solidly in the 90s with high humidity. Even though my summer vacation days are long over, there’s something about this time of year that still makes me excited, that bubbles memories of our yearly family trip to Cowans … Read more

All Smiles – Writer’s Digest

Moriah Richard is the managing editor at Writer’s Digest. Since obtaining her MFA in fiction, she has worked with over 100 authors to help them achieve their publication dreams. As a reader, she’s most interested in horror, fantasy, and romance, although she will read just about anything with a great hook. Beyond the page, she … Read more

Can I Have Your Attention?

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today’s prompt, an announcement is about to change the course of history. Photo by Samuel Pereira on Unsplash Someone important has just given an announcement that will change the course of history. For this week’s prompt, your story is set immediately after the announcement … Read more

Heirloom – Writer’s Digest

Moriah Richard is the managing editor at Writer’s Digest. Since obtaining her MFA in fiction, she has worked with over 100 authors to help them achieve their publication dreams. As a reader, she’s most interested in horror, fantasy, and romance, although she will read just about anything with a great hook. Beyond the page, she … Read more

Guardian – Writer’s Digest

Moriah Richard is the managing editor at Writer’s Digest. Since obtaining her MFA in fiction, she has worked with over 100 authors to help them achieve their publication dreams. As a reader, she’s most interested in horror, fantasy, and romance, although she will read just about anything with a great hook. Beyond the page, she … Read more

Road Trip – Writer’s Digest

Photo by Garrett Butler on Unsplash I’ve been rewatching Supernatural on Netflix, and I have to say, one of the things I love about the early seasons is the endless road trip feel. There’s something compelling about people who are trapped in a space together, a destination rapidly approaching…especially if someone in the car is … Read more

Tech Tantrums – Writer’s Digest

Moriah Richard is the managing editor at Writer’s Digest. Since obtaining her MFA in fiction, she has worked with over 100 authors to help them achieve their publication dreams. As a reader, she’s most interested in horror, fantasy, and romance, although she will read just about anything with a great hook. Beyond the page, she … Read more

In the Darkroom – Writer’s Digest

Photo by Daniel Leżuch on Unsplash In photography, a darkroom is used to process film. While many photographers these days prefer digital, there are a lot of photography schools that still require their students to learn how to shoot and process film. For this week’s prompt, your character is a photography student using a darkroom. … Read more