The time is nigh: If you don't have a presence on the Web, you're going to get left behind. Here's why your website can be the key to your writing career, and how to do a site right.
After getting your book published, a new game begins: finding a hook for your work that will build buzz and translate into sales.
When do you need an ISBN? When should you think about promotions? The godfather of self-publishing has the answers.
A YA author deliberates on the debate surrounding her book's controversial theme.
On paper, they were perfect for each otherso why couldn't this agent immediately recognize our writer's genius?
Discover the real deal about display sites that seem too good to be true.
The winner of the 1999 Writer's Digest National Self-Published Book Awards talks about the journey that led him to publishing success.
Pitch Books With Grace
Sometimes the Internet can be a writer's worst enemy.
Choose your first reader wisely if you want to advance your writing career (and still keep your friends).
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WD Best Writer''s Website Contest Winner: Domain Master
With a bit of imagination and initiative, you can gain publicity for your book without emptying your bank account.
Whether your first or 10th book is about to hit store shelves, a Web site is the key to promoting your latest work. Here's what you need.
What does a young writer have to do to break into this business, anyway? Follow our new columnist as he finds out.
For those in search of inspiration, fantasy or just-plain-fun, here's a stellar selection of must-see zines.
Questions & Quandaries
Writing Careers : Rita Rosenkranz, Literary Agent
Keep your eyes open for upcoming anniversaries, and you just may land a plum assignment.
The old rules don't apply anymore. So what's an author gotta do to get noticed around here?
As technology improves, so do your publishing options. Here's a guide to what's new, what's available and why it's easier than ever to publish yourself.
Pessimistic about the future of the printed word? A recent poll by trade magazine Publishers Weekly revealed that younger book buyers are more likely to buy a larger number of books. "It was previously believed that older people were the biggest book purchasers," say authors Marilyn Ross and Tom Ross in...
Arthur Golden on Revision
If you stay true to your voice, this successful romance writer says, you'll find those rules aren't etched in stone.
Query letters can make or break a writer. Here are tips on how to write the perfect query and land the ideal freelance job.