Writer's Digest May/June 2019 Digital Edition

Writer's Digest May/June 2019 Digital Edition

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In the May/June 2019 Writer’s Digest, themed “The Web Issue,” we’ll help writers make the most out of their time on the internet. From finding an agent, a writing community, to selling their self-published books online, and everything in-between, this issue’s articles include:

The 21st Annual 101 Best Websites for Writers: For 21 years, we’ve been compiling our annual 101 Best Websites for Writers. That means this year’s compendium is officially all grown up. Selected according to the discerning tastes of WD editors, our annual collection represents the finest digital destinations for writers. These internet sommeliers scour the web, sort through hundreds of reader-nominated websites that pour in all year, revisit fine vintages from 101 Websites of yesteryear and consider staff favorites in their quest to compile the ultimate list. By Jess Zafarris, with Cassie Lipp

Dignified Detours: When procrastination beckons, surfing these 10 writerly websites ensures that your time isn’t truly wasted. By Jeff Somers

Operation Amazon: Indie authors and bestsellers alike must harness the force of Amazon to maximize sales. Here are 4 covert success strategies for authors taking on the world’s largest bookseller. By Rob Eager

Pillar of the Community:  The right online writing community can push you further along the path to success. Whether you’re looking for prompts, beta readers, publishing advice or more writer friends, here are a few places to find your tribe. By Julie Duffy

Fantastical Truths and Where to Find Them: The winner of the 14th Annual Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards addresses universal truths—and attempts to answer life’s big questions—through fantasy worlds. By Cassandra Lipp

In addition, readers will be treated to a WD Interview with award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer N.K. Jemisin (also the keynote speaker at this year’s Writer’s Digest Conference), as well as a special Writer’s Workbook on grammar. This issue also contains all the regular columns and departments readers know and love like Take 2 on screenwriting, IndieLab for self-published authors, Meet the Agent, and more.