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Here are the latest and newest happenings at Writer's Digest!


First—for fun!

I wrote a brief piece for The Verb describing my work space. Go check it out!

$10 Off Writer's Market Subscription
For July only, we've lowered the prices on WritersMarket.com by $10. That's 25% off an annual sub, giving you access to more than 8,000 opportunities to get published (magazines, book publishers, agents). Also included are listings of writing competitions and how to enter. While you don't need a code for this promotion, you will need to take advantage before July 31.

Regular Prices: Annual Subscription: $39.99; Biennial: $54.99
Special Prices: Annual Subscription: $29.99; Biennial: $44.99

Get more information on WritersMarket.com and sign up today! Note: The deal does not extend to monthly subscription prices, which remain unchanged at $5.99.


Alternatively: Get the online sub WITH the book!

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The 2011 editions of the Writer's Market series are now arriving in bookstores. You can order today from the Writer's Digest Shop at more more than 30% off retail prices—free shipping if your order is $25 or more. Click here to see the Deluxe edition, which includes a 1-year sub to WritersMarket.com, for just $31.49.

Finally, an important article I think you should check out:

How to Approach Friends and Family About Your Memoir

How to Approach Friends and Family About Your Memoir

No one can decide whether showing your memoir to loved ones before it goes to press is the right choice for you. However, if you're planning to approach your friends and family about it, let memoirist Ronit Plank give you 3 tips for doing so.

Emily Henry: On Writing the Second Book

Emily Henry: On Writing the Second Book

Romance author Emily Henry describes the ups and downs of writing your second book, using her experiences writing her latest release, People We Meet on Vacation.

The Plot, by Jean Hanff Korelitz

Who Really Owns a Story?

Jean Hanff Korelitz, author of The Plot, on artistic appropriation and adaptations.

Abate vs. Bait vs. Bate (Grammar Rules)

Abate vs. Bait vs. Bate (Grammar Rules)

Learn the differences of abate, bait, and bate on with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.

Sarah Pinsker: On Reviving the Set-Aside Story

Sarah Pinsker: On Reviving the Set-Aside Story

Award-winning novelist Sarah Pinsker discusses how she picked up and put down a story over many years which would eventually become her latest release, We Are Satellites.

Mary Alice Monroe: On Writing the Family Saga

Mary Alice Monroe: On Writing the Family Saga

Award-winning author Mary Alice Monroe discusses what it's like to draft a series that spans generations and storylines.

writer's digest wd presents

WD Presents: Final Competition Deadline, Short Story Virtual Conference, and more!

This week, we’re excited to announce the Self-Published Book Awards deadline for 2021, details on the upcoming Short Story Virtual Conference, and more!

John B. Thompson | Book Wars

John B. Thompson: On Researching Changes in the Book Publishing Industry

John B. Thompson, author of the new book Book Wars, shares the research that went into his account of how the digital revolution changed publishing for readers and writers.