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The Write Crowd By Lori A. May

In an increasingly competitive world, where we are taught to regard success in terms of money and numbers, it is refreshing to be reminded that writers, first and foremost, should be book lovers. 486 more words

Publishing Industry

Children's Writers Non-Fiction Conference

JUNE 12 – 14th
Manhattan College
Riverdale, NYC
Register by May 31st and save $45!

Your Conference Package Includes:

✯Choose from 25 workshops on all facets of Children’s Nonfiction… 101 more words


DC Writers Conference: Pitching Agents; Getting A Peek Into the Publishing World

A couple of weeks ago I went to the Washington Writers Conference. Usually I’m excited about the panels and workshops, etc., but the purpose of this visit was strictly business—meeting agents. 1,040 more words

Writing Process

How to Dwarf a Giant By Kim Staflund

For Starters, Stop Mentioning Its Name at Every Turn

Last year, an epic battle played out on the North American book publishing landscape.

The conflict pitted an ecommerce retailer/vanity publisher against traditional trade publishers, new ideas against old, price against value, which ultimately spawned the creation of a group called… 655 more words

Self Publishing


There are significant disparities in international ebook growth rates between English and non-English speaking markets according to Ruediger Wishenbart, compiler of The 2015 Global E-book Report… 252 more words

'None of Us Know What We're Doing'

Chuck Wendig is known for his best-selling books as well as his comedic, pragmatic advice for aspiring writers.  When a fan emailed him recently to confess bewilderment and a lack of confidence in her ability to make it as a writer, Mr. 404 more words

Writing Tips

WattPad’s New App

WattPad, the innovative publishing platform for new and emerging writers, announced that it’s launching a new app.

WattPad allows anyone to sign up for free, and publish their writing, whilst retaining all the rights to their works. 547 more words