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WD Best Writer”s Website Contest Winner: Domain Master

WD Best Writer”s Website Contest Winner: Domain Master Read more

Tips for Priming the Writing Pump

Having trouble getting started with a piece of writing? Listen to the pump-priming ideas of some of today’s hottest writers, as told to Anne Collette. Read more

The Four-Step Revision Method

Step 1 of Raymond Obstfeld’s “4-Step Method” to revising your work. Read more

What’s the Deal?

Here’s the truth about advances, foreign rights and what to expect with the sale your first book. Read more

Behind the Scenes of a Book Proposal Meeting

To help you understand why your book proposal needs to be so thorough, the editors at Writer”s Digest offer this behind the scenes look at a typical book proposal meeting. This peek behind the publishing curtain will demystify the proposal process so that you can more easily give editors what they need, and significantly increase your chances of getting published. Read more

The Zine Board Speaks Out

Two members weigh in on what’s happening in the world of self-published magazines. Read more

Get Inside the Top 30 Short Story Markets

Are you on a quest to find the best place to submit your short fiction? Look no further! Use this list to find the door that leads to short story publication. Read more

4 Tips on How to Start Your Self-Promotion

You’ll be disappointed if you expect your publisher to throw a lot of marketing dollars behind your book. We share some practical tips on how you can help get out the word. Read more

from Cagey to Quotable

Disarm these six difficult interview types to get the information you need. Read more

10 Tabloid Tips To Better Writing

Sure, tabloids are a fun read. But this Read more

10 Things You Should Do Before Querying an Agent

Prepare yourself and your work before trying to contact an agent with this 10-step checklist for fiction writers.

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Advice on Sending E-Queries

Considering the incredible rise in popularity of e-mail communication, it seems inevitable that one day expensive and time-consuming traditional queries will soon be replaced by the cheap and speedy e-query. For those of you wishing to liberate yourselves from the shackles of expensive paper and SASEs, here are a few tips on producing an e-query from business writer Jack Neff. Read more

8 Reasons Books Fail

No one wants his or her self-published book to fail. In the new issue of Publishing Success, learn to avoid eight of the most common mistakes and make sure that your book is a success. Read more

Successful Query Letters

While there is no formula for the perfect query letter, all successful queries share certain qualities. Take a look at these tips from the Writing the Nonfiction Book Proposal Workshop from WritersOnlineWorkshops.com Read more

17 Writing Secrets

One author shares his tried-and-true principles for making good writing better.

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Avoid the Editorial “John Doe”

Editors want to say yes to your story as badly as you want them to?so make it easy for them with these five steps. Read more

7 Laws of Comedy Writing

Writing humor is subjective and challenging—thankfully, there are many ways to create it. How to Write Funny provides advice, insights and humor from more that twenty writers with a gift for making readers laugh Read more

The Premise of Your Story

The Premise of Your Story Read more

6 Tips for Working with Editors

6 Tips for Working with Editors Read more

Setting a Standard

Should print-on-demand companies take a more aggressive role in weeding out unsavory business practices in their industry? Read more

Increasing Income by Adding Photographs

Abigail Seymour gives advice on photography when marketing your magazine nonfiction. Read more

Welcome to my World:

What does a young writer have to do to break into this business, anyway? Follow our new columnist as he finds out. Read more

Questions & Quandaries

Questions & Quandaries Read more

Government Gold Mine

The Freedom of Information Act allows you access to an array of documents to help you research your next story. Here, WD’s legal expert tells you how to get them. Read more

Find Out if You’re a Good Writer

Here is tip #3 of 4 in Raymond Obstfeld’s “4 Tips to Find Out if You’re a Good Writer” in the latest issue of Start Writing Now. Read more

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