Writer’s Digest Magazine March/April 2016 Online Exclusives

Check out all of the online exclusives from the March/April 2016 issue below.

Tyler Moss

Write for Platforms of Yore

Friends, Romans, countrymen—lend me your ears. We come to bury Reject a Hit, the back-page humor column of WD. Since the March/April 2010 issue, RaH has treated readers to the satirical letters of imagined “curmudgeonly or fool-hearted” editors, as they bluntly dismissed the manuscripts of classic novels from Lolita and War & Peace to...

Extended Q&A with WD’s Self-Published Book Awards Winner

American Boys, by Louise Esola, is the grand-prize winning book in the 23rd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. It bested nearly 5,500 entries across nine categories to take home a prize package that includes $8,000 and a trip to the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York City. For complete coverage of this...

23rd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate the 46 winners of the 23rd Annual Self-Published Book Awards. For full coverage of the awards, check out the March/April 2016 issue of Writer’s Digest. Click here for an extended Q&A with the grand-prize winner Louise Esola. Grand Prize American Boys: The True Story of the Lost 74 of...

Even True Stories Must End

In “Goodbye to All That,” (from the March/April issue of Writer's Digest), The Deep End of the Ocean author Jacquelyn Mitchard looks closely at how we can arrive at the best possible endings for our fictional stories. In this bonus online sidebar, she offers insight into how these approaches apply to narrative nonfiction.