Writer's Digest February 2015 Download

Writer's Digest February 2015 Download

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Writer’s Digest, February 2015, Volume 95, No. 2

FEATURES: Promote Yourself & Your Work

Get in Good With Goodreads Here’s how to use the world’s biggest online reader hub to grow your audience exponentially. by Michael J. Sullivan

Success Stories in Self-Promotion Authors share the independent efforts that paid off big—for their books and their careers. compiled by Jessica Strawser & Tiffany Luckey

Your Author Website 101 Your online home is your single most important tool for promoting yourself and your work. Here’s how to start today and build for tomorrow. by Jane Friedman

The WD Interview: Garth Stein His surprise smash The Art of Racing in the Rain put him on the fast track to literary lore. Six years later, with his long-awaited follow up, A Sudden Light, Garth Stein reminds us what’s at the root of any book worth reading: A lot of hard work, and a heck of a good story. by Jessica Strawser

Call Me Irresponsible… Unreliable narrators have been admired by readers and writers alike since Holden Caulfield set the gold standard—and they’re more popular than ever in today’s bestsellers. Here are 8 reliable ways to make your characters just unreliable enough to keep readers guessing. by Deb Caletti

WRITER’S WORKBOOK: Structuring Your Story

The Hero’s Journey by Paula Munier

The Universal Story by Martha Alderson

INKWELL

Co-Working Decoded: A shared workplace could boost your productivity, reduce distraction and sharpen home/work boundaries. by Lauren Alwan

Plus:

  • Top Shelf: Couture Edition
  • Poetic Asides: Terzanelle
  • Get Smart With Smaller Markets
  • Furst Drafts
  • 5-Minute Memoir: Starstruck

COLUMNS

MEET THE AGENT: Peter Knapp, The Park Literary Group by Kara Gebhart Uhl

BREAKING IN: Debut Author Spotlight by Chuck Sambuchino

FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK: Agent Commissions; Editor Requests; Second Submissions by Barbara Poelle

YOUR STORY: Tug of War

by Deborah Walgenbach

STANDOUT MARKETS: The New York Times’ Modern Love; Willow Creek Press; The Iowa Review by Cris Freese

CONFERENCE SCENE: Writing by Writers @ Boulder; ASJA’s Connect for Success; Faith & Culture by Linda Formichelli

REJECT A HIT: Our Mutual Friend spoof-rejected by Marianne Shafer