Writer’s Digest Magazine May/June 2015 Online Exclusives

Check out all of the online exclusives from the May/June 2015 issue below. Missed this issue? Download it here!

Online Exclusive: Q&A with A.G. Wagoner

“Damaged,” by A.G. Wagoner, is the Grand Prize winning story for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards, besting 1,300 entries across six genres: crime, horror, romance, science fiction, thriller, and YA. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, including an exclusive feature on Wagoner and a complete list of...

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards – List of Winners

Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate the winners of the Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards. Each year, writers submit their very best short stories in one of six categories: crime, horror, romance, science fiction, thriller, and young adult. The winners of this year’s awards were chosen from 1,300 entries and represent the very...

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards Grand Prize Winner: “Damaged”

“Damaged,” by A.G. Wagoner, is the Grand Prize winning story for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards, besting 1,300 entries across six genres: crime, horror, romance, science fiction, thriller, and YA. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, including an exclusive interview with Wagoner and a complete list of winners,...

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards Horror Winner: “Invoking Ganesh”

“Invoking Ganesh,” by Joshua Harding, is the First Place winning story in the horror category for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, including an exclusive interview with the Grand Prize winner and a complete list of winners, check out the May/June 2015 issue of Writer’s Digest. And click...

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards Science Fiction Winner: “Species”

“Species,” by Jason Dias, is the First Place winning story in the science fiction category for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, including an exclusive interview with the Grand Prize winner and a complete list of winners, check out the May/June 2015 issue of Writer’s Digest. And click...

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards Romance Winner: “The Late Bloom”

“The Late Bloom,” by Christina Silverio, is the First Place winning story in the romance category for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, including an exclusive interview with the Grand Prize winner and a complete list of winners, check out the May/June 2015 issue of Writer’s Digest. And...

Tenth Annual Popular Fiction Awards Thriller Winner: “Monday is Winter”

“Monday is Winter,” by Ann Stratton, is the First Place winning story in the thriller category for the Tenth Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, including an exclusive interview with the Grand Prize winner and a complete list of winners, check out the May/June 2015 issue of Writer’s...

Online Exclusive: Q&A with Steve LeBel

The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty, by Steve LeBel, is the grand-prize winning novel in the 2nd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards. For complete coverage of this year’s awards, check out the May/June 2015 issue of Writer’s Digest. Click here for a complete list of winners from the competition. In...

Second Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards

Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate the winners of the 2nd Annual Self-Published e-Book Awards. For further coverage of the awards, see the May/June 2015 issue of Writer’s Digest. GRAND PRIZE Steve LeBel, The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty, Argon Press, theuniversebuilders.com (Also be sure to check out our extended interview with Steve.)...

Susan Mallery: Bonus WD Interview Outtakes

Susan Mallery is a writing machine. Her output is high—when asked to confirm how many novels she’s published, she thinks for a moment and says, “150 … ish. It used to matter; now I really don’t care.” Her approach is systematic—she made it her mission to become an ace at story...