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MFA vs NYC

by Chad Harbach

Writers write—but what do they do for money?

In a widely read essay entitled "MFA vs NYC," bestselling novelist Chad Harbach (The Art of Fielding) argued that the American literary scene has split into two...


How to Sell Your Memoir: 12 Steps to a Perfect Book Proposal

by Brooke Warner

How to Sell Your Memoir: 12 Steps to a Perfect Book Proposal offers memoirists an easy-to-follow formula to create a winning book proposal that will attract agents and editors. Brooke Warner is a former acquiring...


2014 Guide to Self-Publishing

by Robert Lee Brewer

The 2014 Guide to Self-Publishing is our first new market book since 2007 (2008 Screenwriter's Market). The biggest problem with creating books for authors interested in self-publishing is that most books on...


What's Your Book?: A Step-by-Step Guide to Get You from Inspiration to Published Author

by Brooke Warner

What's Your Book? is an aspiring author's go-to guide for getting from idea to publication. Brooke Warner is a publishing expert with thirteen years' experience as an acquiring editor for major trade houses....


2014 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market

by Rachel Randall

The best resource for getting your fiction published!

The 2014 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market is the only resource you'll need to get your short stories, novellas, and novels published. As with past editions,...


2014 Guide to Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

The best resource available for finding a literary agent!

No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2014 Guide to Literary...


2014 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino

The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing!

If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2014 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted...


2014 Writer's Market

by Robert Lee Brewer

The most trusted guide to getting published!

The 2014 Writer's Market details thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests...


2014 Poet's Market

by Robert Lee Brewer

The most trusted guide to getting poetry published!

The 2014 Poet's Market includes hundreds of publishing opportunities specifically for poets, including listings for book/chapbook publishers, poetry publications,...


How to Write a Book Proposal

by Michael Larsen

The Source for Book Proposals Success!

How to Write a Book Proposal is THE resource for getting your work published. This newly revised edition of the Writer's Digest Books classic outlines how to create an...


Writer for Hire: 101 Secrets to Freelance Success

by Kelly James Enger

There’s no shortage of books on crafting book proposals, writing novels, overcoming writer’s block, and getting in touch with one’s muse. But what about a book for writers who simply want to earn a regular...


Revision and Self Editing for Publication: Techniques for Transforming Your First Draft Into a Novel That Sells

by James Scott Bell

Take your first draft from so-so to sold!

You've finished the first draft of your novel--congratulations! Time to have a drink, sit back...and start revising. But the revision process doesn't have to be intimidating....


Create Your Writer Platform: The Key to Building an Audience, Selling More Books, and Finding Success as an Author

by Chuck Sambuchino

Creating a platform isn't just beneficial--it's essential!

In today's world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task....


Writing Your Life

by Lou W. Stanek, PhD

We all have stories to tell -- of a rapturous first kiss, a life-altering moment of choice, or the shocking revelation of a long-guarded secret. And these stories are often as distinctive, fascinating, exciting...


From 'Huh?' to 'Hurray!': Righting Your Creative Writing

by Stephanie Stiles

Part textbook and part handbook, this book leads creative writers of all levels and all genres through the entire writing process. Each chapter offers an overview and several specific examples of its topic,...


2013 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino

The Most Trusted Guide to the World of Children's Publishing

If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2013 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted...


2013 Poet's Market

by Robert Lee Brewer

The Most Trusted Guide for Getting Poetry Published!

The 2013 Poet's Market includes hundreds of publishing opportunities specifically for poets, including poetry publications, book/chapbook publishers, contests,...


2013 Guide to Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

The Best Resource Available for Finding a Literary Agent!

No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2013 Guide to Literary...


2013 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market

by Scott Francis

The Best Resource Available for Getting Your Fiction Published!

The 2013 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market is the best resource available for fiction writers to get their short stories, novellas, and novels...


eBook Cover Design - A Case Study About Improving Book Covers

by Miguel Marques

A case study with a complete and detail view of all the design process to design an eBook cover series.

From initial objectives and briefing to the final eBook cover design, you can learn how the eBook cover...