Weekly Round-Up: Don’t Stop Believing

Every week our editors publish somewhere between 10 and 15 blog posts—but it can be hard to keep up amidst the busyness of everyday life. To make sure you never miss another post, we’ve created a new weekly round-up series. Each Saturday, find the previous week’s posts all in one place.


wr_iconA Long Journey

The path to publication can be a long one. It often (always?) includes some rejection. Read A Writer’s Reflections on Rejection to learn how to deal with it.

Check out A 30-year Writing Journey Finds Publishing Partner at Writer’s Digest Conference to understand why some books need that long road.

Then check out 9 Tips for the Publication Journey to make sure you’re fully prepared.

The rewrite is another essential stop on the road of writing and publishing. Here are 10 Tips for (Re)Writing a Novel.

Agents and Opportunities

This week’s agent spotlight shines on Danielle Burby of Nelson Literary. She is seeking all genres of YA and MG along with select passion projects on the adult side in women’s fiction, science fiction and fantasy, and mystery.

Poetic Asides

For this week’s Wednesday Poetry Prompt, write a “snap judgment” poem. Then try out an Irish poetic form: the ae freislighe.

There are podcasts about pretty much any topic you could imagine, but did you know there are some great podcasts out there for poets? Check out the 10 Best Poetry Podcasts for Poets.

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