For years, WD has brought you profiles of hardworking writers making their publishing debuts in First Impressions. Formerly known as First Success, the column is perhaps more accurately named today—after all, getting published does not necessarily guarantee success. But those with strong, solid books—and platforms to match—are better equipped for the climb. We chose a few noteworthy subjects to revisit now, years later, to find out what they did right, what they’ve learned and what they wish they’d known all along. The following are special web-exclusive expanded versions of the profiles that appeared in the May/June 2009 issue of WD:
Writer's Digest Best Live Streams, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels 2022
Here are the top live streams, podcasts, and YouTube channels as identified in the 24th Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.
Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Having an Online Presence
The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so we started this series to help identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake is not having an online presence.