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Self-Published Book Awards

DEADLINE: April 2, 2018 Whether you’re a professional writer, a part-time freelancer or a self-starting student, here’s your chance to enter the premier self-published competition exclusively for self-published books. Writer’s Digest ...

Partner with Your Publicist: How to Prepare for Your Book’s Publicity Campaign

[Enter our 87th Annual Writing Competition for your chance to win and have your work be seen by editors and agents—not to mention a chance at $5,000 in cash!] This is the second installment in a two-part series of blog posts by Sara Wigal...

Indie Authors and the Future of Book Production

[Can you impress us in 1500 words or less? Enter the Short Short Story Competition today! Deadline January 15, 2018] By Joel Friedlander Self-published authors have ridden to fame and fortune on the wings of two technologies: e-books, and...

Goals, Wishes, and Cold – The Week in Review

Good morning from Maine where we’re experiencing a stretch of cold days that hasn’t been seen since the 1970’s. How cold is it? Earlier this week I referred to Tuesday’s high temperature of 7f as a “warm day.&#...

Image Search, Science, and Math – The Week in Review

Good morning from Maine where we’re going to have a white Christmas. Eight inches of snow fell last night and more is on the way. That means it’s time for me to get to shoveling just as soon as I finish writing this week in revi...

Nicola Yoon, Author of ‘The Sun Is Also a Star,’ on Her Writing and Publishing Journey

[Can you impress us in 1500 words or less? Enter the Short Short Story Competition today! Deadline January 15, 2018] Nicola Yoon’s first young adult novel, Everything, Everything struck the charts like lightning, debuting at number one ...

Four Things Students Need to Create Book Trailer Videos

This is an update of a blog post that I published about 16 months ago. The concepts are the same, but some of the resources have been updated.  Creating book trailer videos is a great alternative to a traditional written book report as...

Websites for Writers: 20 Sites with Great Writing Advice

This post covers some of our 101 websites for writers selected in 2017. Now, we’re hunting for our top 101 websites for writers in 2018. Hit us with your best recommenations in the comments below. For 19 years now, we’ve been doing the ...

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Writing your second book, should you bring back main character from first book?

Terry is right; write a sequel if there is a demand for it. As for your initial question about the cast:I have a series I’m finishing up now. After the first book there were a lotta readers literally begging for a sequel.So with...

5 Tips for Writing About an Established Relationship

[Writer’s Digest Digital Archive Collection: Iconic Women Writers] by R.E. Stearns  The vast majority of stories tell us about two or more people getting to know each other, and perhaps falling in love. But then what? What are those cha...

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