Some writers have all the luck, but most writers take more than a few tries to unlock the secrets of how to find a literary agent. Martine Fournier Watson shares the story of her journey through 108 rejections over the course of 18 months.
Literary agent Ammi-Joan Paquette provides a collection of quotes on diverse books and representation from authors and industry pros, plus a list of additional web resources for those who want to learn more.
In this interview from the March/April 2018 issue of Writer’s Digest—including outtakes that didn't appear in the magazine—bestselling author Leigh Bardugo discusses finding YA fantasy stardom and why, if pursuing a dream, you’re always on the right track.
In his article “Critical Thinking” in the March/April 2018 issue Writer’s Digest, professional book critic Paul Goat Allen shares his criteria for evaluating a novel. Below, find a graphic illustration of his Book Reviewer’s Hierarchy of Needs.
An Exaltation of Larks, by Suanne Laqueur, is the grand-prize winning book in the 25th Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards.
Writer’s Digest would like to congratulate the 44 winners of the 25th Annual Self-Published Book Awards.