Writer's Yearbook 2016 Digital Edition

Writer's Yearbook 2016 Digital Edition

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Writer’s Digest presents:

WRITER’S YEARBOOK 2016

Prepare Yourself

2015: The Year in Review Get an expert’s take on the latest developments in the book and magazine industries - and how these trends bode for your writing in the year ahead. by Jane Friedman

A Freelancer’s Workshop

Get Scam Savvy Freelance writing opportunities abound online, but not all of them are legitimate. These tips will help protect your time, your work and your bank account. by Tiana Bodine

Don’t Pitch - Write! It might seem counterintuitive, but completing work before you pitch could open more (and better) doors. Consider these 8 reasons why. by Susan Shapiro

Pitch Perfect Querying editors can feel like a shot in the dark. But if you know where to aim, you have a better chance of hitting your target. Use these tips for a bull’s-eye. by Zachary Petit

Small Scale, Big Rewards Regional or niche publications may seem less enticing than their glossy national counterparts, but they could be an important part of your portfolio. by Don Vaughan

Build Your Book’s Success

From Concept to Cover: Your Guide to Book Design Whether you’re working with a publisher or going it alone, creating a book design that captures your work’s voice, tone and content is no easy feat. Here’s what you need to know. by Grace Dobush

Top 10 Publishing Insiders (and Outsiders) to Follow Online Keep abreast of industry trends with news and tips from established experts. by Jane Friedman

Knights of the Debut Round Table Five first-time novelists share their very different paths to success - and what they’ve learned that could help you find your own way, too. by Zachary Petit

For Your Reference

101 Best Websites for Writers Our 17th annual list is your latest must-have roundup of the best online resources for writing and publishing advice, classes, community and more. by Kara Gebhart Uhl

The Top 100 Markets for Book & Magazine Writers Let us help you take the guesswork out of your submissions so you can get back to doing what you do best—writing. by Hannah Haney

Endnotes

5-Minute Memoir: Cars for Words The writing life isn’t easy, but as one freelancer learns, a new perspective can change everything. by Paula Carter