Writer’s Digest Magazine October 2013 Online Exclusives

Check out all of the online exclusives from the October 2013 issue below.


Much like any business, people move and things change. And the same is true for agents. Since the time our October 2013 issue hit newsstands, a few agents in our annual “Meet 28 Agents Looking for New Writers” have changed agencies and have different contact info. Below we’ve listed all changes...


In the October 2013 issue of Writer’s Digest, National Geographic Kids is among one of three handpicked venues spotlighted in the Standout Markets column. In this special online exclusive, we share more Q&A with Editor Rachel Buchholz, who discusses the key to successful article pitches, and more.

David Sedaris: Bonus WD Interview Outakes

Ever start to get the feeling that the job description of your average bestselling author can seem kind of one-size-fits-all? Something like this, perhaps: Ideal candidates will have the precisely right combination of talent, timing and all-around good fortune to write a breakout book that garners the support of high volumes...

Nonfiction Submission Tips: How to Build an Internet Presence

Crafting a nonfiction book proposal that you hope will make “Your Future Agent’s Wish List” (Page 21)? Get bonus tips for increasing agent interest by thoroughly researching comp titles and enhancing your Web presence as a nonfiction writer to be reckoned with in these helpful free excerpts from Publish Your Nonfiction...