Writer’s Digest Magazine March/April 2013 Online Exclusives

Check out all of the online exclusives from the March/April 2013 issue below.

The Winners of the Self-Pub Competition

Grand Prize Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Survivors and Skokie By Linda Pressman ($15). CreateSpace. Email: lookingupamemoir@hotmail.com. Web: barmitzvahzilla.blogspot.com.   Children’s Picture Books First Place: Wisdom the Midway Albatross By Darcy Pattison ($11.99). Mims House. Email: darcy@darcypattison.com. Web: albatross.darcypattison.com.   Honorable Mentions: 1. Satchi and Little Star By Donna Marie Seim ($19.95). Jetty...

Self-Pubishing Standouts

Linda Pressman, this year’s winner of the WD Self-Published Book Awards, had quite a long path to publication. We asked her to describe her process and expand on her overall thoughts on self-publishing.

Gabbing With Giffin

In these outtakes from the March/April 2013 WD Interview, bestselling women’s fiction author Emily Giffin talks about relating to her readers, the challenges of writing from different perspectives and what fans can expect from her future books. Learn more about this modern-day Jane Austen in our exclusive extended Q&A.

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How I Got My Agent: Dennis Mahoney

“How I Got My Agent” is a recurring feature on the Guide to Literary Agents Blog, with this installment featuring Dennis Mahoney, author of the 2013 literary novel FELLOW MORTALS. These columns are great ways for you to learn how to find a literary agent. Some tales are of long roads and many setbacks,...