Despite the longevity of the fantastic in narrative form, there's long been a stigma against blending it with literary fiction. But recently, readers have been eager to read contemporary fantastic literatureand publishers are taking note.
The Internet can make finding facts for articles fast and easybut be careful not to get caught in the Web. Here's how to get instant answers online.
"I think, if (Empire Settings) does well, it will be a case study in what it is about the commercial publishing industry in New York that makes it tick and that makes it catch things and miss things."
Do you have a burning desire to publish your own magazine? Ignite that passion and distribute it for all to see.
Excerpted from The Insider''s Guide to Getting an Agent, Lori Perkins gives her dos and don''ts when working with an agent.
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.
Guide your writing ways with these 10 rules thou must not break.
by Raymond Obstfeld
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.
Writing humor is subjective and challengingthankfully, 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
The Premise of Your Story
reprinted from 2002 Children''s Writer''s & Illustrator''s Market
Learn how to turn a personal story, joke or unique anecdote into a page-turning success. Author Steven James guides you through six easy steps guaranteed to keep your story powerful.
Use these 12 questions to see if your story could make it as a script
Author Greg Daugherty provides insights into interview preparation for nonfiction writers.
"Hopefully, the interest in reality television will cause people to pick up the book, and hopefully it will be the story that keeps them reading and coming back for more."
More money is right around the corner for freelance writers. Follow these tips to double your writing rates painlessly.
Endear yourself to editors by making your articles ruthlessly accurate. Here's an insider's guide to blazing through the fact-checking process.
E-books haven't set the world on fire yet, but they're carving out a nice little niche.
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
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...
Is writing something you can't NOT do? If so, you're on the right track, as the case of writer Christine Byl