Monthly Archives: April 2010

Got a self published book?

Why not enter it in Writer’s Digest’s Self Pub Competition? You can win up to $3,000, gain international exposure for your book, catch the eye of editors and agents… it could be just the boost your self-published book needs. The … Continue reading

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Writer’s Online Workshops

If you’ve been thinking about taking advantage of an online writing course, now’s a great time. Writer’s Online Workshops is offering a 15% discount with the code APR10. Topics include: Elements of Effective Writing II: Form and Composition Essentials Of … Continue reading

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Fish out of water

My sister recently told me she was frustrated with a martial arts class she’s been taking. She’s new to the class, but after having been to the class several times began to feel angry with herself for not being able … Continue reading

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Your Story, BONUS contest

Writer’s Digest is publishing a special “Big 10” themed issue for September (10 Q&As, top 10 lists, 10 breakout books, 10 featured markets, and so forth…). It’s going to be a really cool issue. We’re also running a special version … Continue reading

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Project update

Hi all. It’s been a busy few weeks for me. I’ve had a couple of books nearing their final stages and have been in heavy proofread mode (headphones on and head down). But I had a minute to come up … Continue reading

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Digital Publishing and You

One of the topics I discuss most often with other writers these days is the state of the publishing industry today and the fact that more and more things are moving to digital formats. It’s an important issue for every … Continue reading

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Your Story #25 TALLY OF THE WEIRD

It’s that time again. Yesterday the WD staff and I sat down and went through 296 submissions for the March/April Your Story contest. The prompt was “Two boys attempt to pull an April Fool’s Day joke on a female classmate, … Continue reading

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