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7 Things I’ve Learned So Far, by Lisa Freeman

BY LISA FREEMAN In “7 Things I’ve Learned So Far,” writers at any stage of their career can talk about writing advice and instruction as well as how they possibly got their book agent — by sharing seven things they’ve learned along their writing journey that they wish they knew at the beginning. Show More Summary

Get in Good With Goodreads

Here’s how to use the world’s biggest online reader hub to grow your audience exponentially. The post Get in Good With Goodreads appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

The DIY Book Tour: How to Organize a Tour Yourself

You’ve landed an agent and a publishing contract, and you’ve pumped your fist in the air like a champion. Your dream has come true. Now what? Rest on your laurels and let the publisher handle all of the promoting? Hardly. You are now...Show More Summary

2015 April PAD Challenge: Screening Readers

Are you ready for the 2015 April PAD Challenge? I know I am! (Check out the guidelines here.) The prompts are ready. The guest judges are confirmed (check them out here). And we have a cover design for the Poem Your Heart Out, volume 2 anthology. Show More Summary

Baggage

You start dating a person you met at your local grocery store. The date is going well—you've taken the person to your favorite restaurant (in which you both ordered the same unusual meal) and, it turns out, you both grew up in the same small town. Show More Summary

Interview With Laura Backes Bard of Children’s Book Insider

Laura Backes Bardwants to help authors of children’s books write better. About 25 years ago, Laura—who worked as a literary agent—started the Children’s Book Insider, a newsletter aimed at sharing advice to writers looking to improve their books for kids. Show More Summary

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 303

Believe it or not, this is the final Wednesday Poetry Prompt until May. We’ll still have prompts on Wednesday, but beginning on April 1, we’ll be poeming every single day of the month with the 2015 April PAD Challenge. For today’s prompt, write a preparation poem. Show More Summary

Online Exclusive: Q&A with A.G. Wagoner

“Damaged,” by A.G. Wagoner, is the Grand Prize winning story for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards, besting 1,300 entries across six genres: crime, horror, romance, science fiction, thriller, and YA. For complete...Show More Summary

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards – List of Winners

Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate the winners of the Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards. Each year, writers submit their very best short stories in one of six categories: crime, horror, romance, science fiction, thriller, and young adult. Show More Summary

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards Grand Prize Winner: “Damaged”

“Damaged,” by A.G. Wagoner, is the Grand Prize winning story for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards, besting 1,300 entries across six genres: crime, horror, romance, science fiction, thriller, and YA. For complete...Show More Summary

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards Horror Winner: “Invoking Ganesh”

“Invoking Ganesh,” by Joshua Harding, is the First Place winning story in the horror category for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, including an exclusive interviewShow More Summary

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards Young Adult Fiction Winner: “The Ladies of Catville”

“The Ladies of Catville,” by Jamison Cole McLean, is the First Place winning story in the young adult fiction category for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, including...Show More Summary

Online Exclusive: Q&A with Steve LeBel

The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty, by Steve LeBel, is the grand-prize winning novel in the 2nd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, check out the May/June 2015 issue of Writer’s Digest. Show More Summary

Second Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards

Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate the winners of the 2nd Annual Self-Published e-Book Awards. For further coverage of the awards, see the May/June 2015 issue of Writer’s Digest. GRAND PRIZE Steve LeBel, The Universe Builders:...Show More Summary

Self-Publish in Short

In the May/June 2015 Writer’s Digest, James Scott Bell discusses how to grow your career by independently publishing digital shorts, and points to Hugh Howey, who hit the big time by self-publishing early short installments of his breakout hit, Wool. Show More Summary

Susan Mallery: Bonus WD Interview Outtakes

Susan Mallery is a writing machine. Her output is high—when asked to confirm how many novels she’s published, she thinks for a moment and says, “150 … ish. It used to matter; now I really don’t care.” Her approach is systematic—she made...Show More Summary

What We Can Learn From Multi-Genre Authors

One of my favorite parts of my job as editor of Writer’s Digest is overseeing our WD Interview cover stories in every issue—deciding who to feature, making sure we’re hosting a conversation that covers ground our readers won’t find elsewhere, and quite often even conducting the interviews and crafting the profiles myself. Show More Summary

5 Ways to Start Writing Your Novel Today

If you’re waiting for your muse, guess what? It’s inside you, just waiting for you to let it shine bright. Here are five ways to flex your writing muscle and get something accomplished today. The post 5 Ways to Start Writing Your Novel Today appeared first on WritersDigest.com.

Tips for the Writer With No Routine

BY ERIN ENTRADA KELLY To enter to win a copy of BLACKBIRD FLY, leave a comment—share your best tip for finding or keeping a writing routine, tell your “how I got organized” story, or just say hi to Erin Entrada Kelly. All comments count as an entry, but each commenter will be considered only once regardless of the number of comments. Show More Summary

How to Launch A a Well-Paid Writing Career in 60 Days or Less – Free Webinar

Register HereYou can make a great living as a writer, and still have plenty of time for fun and hobbies. You just need to know the right steps to take, in the right order. And Mindy McHorse, professional six-figure copywriter and freelance...Show More Summary

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