Writer’s Digest Best Creativity Websites 2022

Here are the top creativity websites as identified in the 24th Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2022 issue of Writer’s Digest. 1. Electric Literature ElectricLiterature.com Beginning as a quarterly journal in 2009, Electric literature It grew to become a nonprofit digital journal in 2014. In addition to publishing essays, criticism, and literary news, … Read more

Patricia Gibney: On Characters Leading To Plot

Patricia Gibney is the million-copy bestselling author of the DI Lottie Parker series. She yearned to be a writer after reading Enid Blyton and Carolyn Keene and even wanted to be Nancy Drew when she grew up. She has now grown up (she thinks) but the closest she’s come to Nancy Drew is writing crime! … Read more

Writer’s Digest July/August 2022 Cover Reveal

Writers will inevitably hit a crossroads where they have to decide how to move forward, either in the drafting of a work-in-progress or in making choices about their career. Or, perhaps their work is at the intersection of two or more genres. This issue aims to help writers work through the tough parts of writing. … Read more

Sari Botton: On Finding Compassion Through Memoir

Sari Botton is a writer and editor living in Kingston, NY. Her work has appeared in the New York Timesthe Guardian, and other. She is a contributing editor at Catapult, and the former Essays Editor for Longreads. She edited the award-winning anthology Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving & Leaving NY and its New … Read more

Fiona Barton: On Catching Someone in a Lie

Fiona Barton is the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow, The Childand The Suspect. She has trained and worked with all over the world. Previously, she was a senior writer at the Daily Mailnews editor at the Daily Telegraphand chief reporter at the Mail on Sunday, where she won Reporter of the Year … Read more

Andrew Joseph White: On Finding Hope Through Horror

Andrew Joseph White is a queer, trans author from Virginia, where he grew up falling in love with monsters and wishing he could be one too. He is a graduate student in George Mason University’s Creative Writing program and has a habit of cuddling random street cats. Andrew writes about trans kids with claws and … Read more

David Koepp: On Finding Hope in the Hopeless

David Koepp has written more than two dozen feature films in a wide variety of genres, including the first two Jurassic Park films, Death Becomes Her, Carlito’s Way, The Paper, Mission: Impossible, Spider-Man, Panic Room, War of the Worlds, Angels and Demons, and Inferno. Some of the films he’s both written and directed are Stir … Read more

Clare Pooley: On the Power of Limitations

Clare Pooley graduated from Cambridge University and then spent 20 years in the heady world of advertising before becoming a full-time writer. Her debut novel, The Authenticity Projectwas a New York Times bestseller, and has been translated into 29 languages. Pooley lives in Fulham, London, with her husband, three children, and two border terriers. Iona … Read more