As usual, I want to bring you up-to-date on the latest and greatest stuff at Writer’s Digest, as well as other free tools and resources I love!
Have you seen this ultra-cool prompt wheel? It’s free to use online, and also available as a $1.99 iPhone app. (I hope to interview the creator on this blog very soon—stay tuned.)
10 Not-to-Be-Missed Articles From Writer’s Digest
These articles were recently posted at WritersDigest.com. Have you seen them yet?
How Will You Spend Your July? Try the “Write Great Fiction” Webinar Series!
I am very excited to announce that we’re partnering with best-selling author James Scott Bell to offer a series of fiction writing technique webinars in July. It’s a three-part series, and if you’re fan of Plot & Structure, I think you’ll love interacting in live time with Jim:
For nonfiction authors, here’s a different opportunity: A live webinar this week with literary agent Sharlene Martin, “10 Secrets to a Winning Book Proposal.”
Are You Enrolled in an MFA Program in 2010-2011?
Last year we launched MFA Confidential, where we have an MFA student blog for us about the experience of studying and practicing writing in a formal university program. We’ve had a wonderful time with the talented Kate Monahan, but now it’s time for someone else to take the reins.
Click here to find out more on becoming our MFA blogger for a year, and getting visible to hundreds of thousands of writers and industry professionals.
And if you haven’t read MFA Confidential before, check out this post: Thinking About Life Inside an MFA Program
Finally, last but not least, our sister community, Digital Book World, is partnering with Mike Shatzkin to launch a series of webcasts, “Enhanced E-Book University.”
For the advanced authors/freelancers at Writer’s Digest, this a phenomenal opportunity to learn from the brightest and best on the topic of e-books and enhanced e-books.
It is June 29, at 1p EDT. The first, free session takes a critical look at the current enhanced e-book marketplace, and offers a discussion of when, why, and how to enhance digital book content. Click here to register for free!