Here are some expert book query tips you can use to get your manuscript a greenlight by an agent or editor.
No agent? No problem. These publishers want to read your work. Check out www.writersdigest.com for more detailed listings including tips straight from the publishers'' mouths. Special thanks to Lauren Mosko, editor of 2007 Novel & Short Story Writer''s Market, for help with compiling this list.
5 Tips To Polish Your Fiction
Surround Yourself With Good Resources
It's not just how short you write, it's how much information you can pack into just a few words. Follow these six steps to great Web content.
6 Tips for Working with Editors
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Abigail Seymour gives advice on photography when marketing your magazine nonfiction.
Choose your first reader wisely if you want to advance your writing career (and still keep your friends).
WD Best Writer''s Website Contest Winner: Domain Master
Try your hand at tightening this wordy example. Then, take a look at the winning edit.
Bestselling writer Sharyn McCrumb's thoughts and advice on procrastination and how to escape it.
If it feels like you're writing in murky waters these days, well, you are. Lying, plagiarism and other misdeeds have always been part of publishing, but in the digital age it's more prevalentand more easily caughtthan ever.
Omniscient point of view can lend richness and flexibility to your storybut only if you use it with a disciplined and purposeful hand.
What You Can Do About Aggregators
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.
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.
Six Overused Quotes to Prune From Your Prose
To show or to tell isn't a battle of good versus evil, but the skilled storyteller knows how to play each to maximum effect.
Your e-zine is hot off the cyber-presses, your methods of distribution are ready to roll, now you only need one thing: business. And that means PR.
Here are six tips from literary agent Lori Perkins, on how you can better prepare yourself to succeed in the business.
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.
An interesting life and excellent writing are key to a compelling memoir. Learn the elements that will help make your story stand out from the rest of the pack.
Q: While I’ve read several sites referred to as “blogs,” I’m not really sure what a blog is. What is a blog? —Christopher B. A: From writers at award-winning newspapers, to magazine editors to your neighbor’s teenage son, almost everyone seems to have a blog these days. But ask three people what a blog...