Skip to main content

BIG SALE: Friends & Family Summer Sale - Get 40% Off

From now through Sunday we’re hosting a HUGE Friends & Family of Writer’s Digest Summer sale in our shop, allowing you to save 40% on all the writing resources you’ll need to have a productive summer! Really, I haven't seen a sale like this in a long, long time (and probably won't again for awhile) so I recommend taking advantage of it now.

FFSummer40-300x250-WD

Here's how to get the discount: Go to WritersDigestShop.com, add all the items that you want to your cart and, when you get ready to check out, make sure you enter the promo code: FFSUMMER40

That's an additional 40% off. So if something is already discounted you'll get that discount and a 40% on top of that. (NOTE: There are a few items that don't qualify for the discount, so keep an eye out when you enter the code.)

Here are some suggestions of my favorite resources that can help you enjoy your summer and forward your writing career along with my take on each one:

Write Every Day!

A Year of Writing Prompts
"The trick to becoming a great writer is to force yourself to write every day, and this amazing guide of writing prompts will help you do just that. With 365 unique prompts designed to inspire and motivate you to write short creative stories, this downloadable book will elevate your game and, quite honestly, is a lot of fun. (And I should know--I helped write it!)"

writing-prompts

Order it here for 40% Off.

Write a Book in 3 Months!

90 Days to Your Novel
"Wouldn't you love to have a first draft of your novel completed in just three months without cutting too much into your already busy schedule? Here's really great day-by-day plan for writing your book in just 90 days. Think of it as motivational tough love for any writer who's serious about finishing his or her book--which is what we all need from time to time when we're out to accomplish our goals."

writing a novel | novel writing

Order it here for 40% Off.

Advice from a Successful Agent!

The Breakout Novelist
"This is the most thorough, practical writing reference I've worked with. It's packed with agent Donald Maass's craft and business know-how from his decades as an agent. Plus it has over 70 craft-building exercises."

premise meaning in novel writing

Order it here for 40% Off.

Understand the Inner Workings of a Novel!

Story Engineering
"What makes a story great? This book gives you the answers by examining story architecture and the elements that all stories should incorporate to be successful."

story-engineering

Order it here for 40% Off.

Take Advantage Now!

Remember, here’s an important step in the process: When you get ready to check out, make sure you enter this promo code: FFSUMMER40

Your savings will not appear until after you enter and apply the code–but the code will expire June 7, 2015 at midnight so use it right away (and use it as many times as you want until that deadline).

If you were to bundle these books into one package, it would retail for $46.92, but you can get all four with the discount code for $28.15! The more you buy, the more you save.

Two important points to remember:

  • This deal only lasts June 3-7, 2015. It’s a limited time, so jump on it now!
  • Remember to use the promo code: FFSUMMER40

Happy summer!

Thanks for visiting The Writer's Dig blog. For more great writing advice, click here.

brian-klems-2013

Brian A. Klems is the editor of this blog, online editor of Writer's Digest and author of the popular gift bookOh Boy, You're Having a Girl: A Dad's Survival Guide to Raising Daughters.

Follow Brian on Twitter: @BrianKlems
Sign up for Brian's free Writer's Digest eNewsletter: WD Newsletter

How Writers Can Apply Business Tools to Their Writing

How Writers Can Apply Business Tools to Their Writing

Author Katherine Quevedo takes an analytical look at the creative process in hopes to help other writers find writing success.

Nick Petrie: On Following the Most Compelling Story

Nick Petrie: On Following the Most Compelling Story

Award-winning author Nick Petrie discusses how he listened to the story that wanted to be told in his new Peter Ash thriller novel, The Runaway.

Poetry Prompt

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 596

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a punishment poem.

Jacquelyn Mitchard: On Forgiveness in Fiction

Jacquelyn Mitchard: On Forgiveness in Fiction

Award-winning novelist Jacquelyn Mitchard discusses the chance meeting that led to her new novel, The Good Son.

Sea Bound

Sea Bound

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, write about someone connected to the sea.

writersMarket_wd-ad_1000x300 (1)

Get Published With the Latest Market Books Editions

Get published and find more success with your writing by using the latest editions of the Market Books, including Writer's Market, Poet's Market, Guide to Literary Agents, and more!

Michigan Quarterly Review: Market Spotlight

Michigan Quarterly Review: Market Spotlight

For this week's market spotlight, we look at Michigan Quarterly Review, the flagship literary journal of the University of Michigan.

Desperate vs. Disparate (Grammar Rules)

Desperate vs. Disparate (Grammar Rules)

This post looks at the differences between desperate and disparate with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.

What Is Pastiche in Literature, and Why Is Sherlock Holmes Perfect for It?

What Is Pastiche in Literature, and Why Is Sherlock Holmes Perfect for It?

What has made Sherlock Holmes so adaptable and changeable throughout the character’s original inception? Author Timothy Miller explains.