The Sunshine Review is Seeking Submissions for Issue 2

***Please note, there has been an uptick in publishers that are not accepting unagented submissions. Too many presses and publishers are getting mass submissions that do not fit their catalogs. DO NOT submit your work if it doesn’t fit the publisher’s guidelines.

Writer’s Digest’s 90th Annual Writing Competition

***Please note, there has been an uptick in publishers that are not accepting unagented submissions. Too many presses and publishers are getting mass submissions that do not fit their catalogs. DO NOT submit your work if it doesn’t fit the publisher’s guidelines.

17 Humor Publishers for Authors to Pursue

***Please note, there has been an uptick in publishers that are not accepting unagented submissions. Too many presses and publishers are getting mass submissions that do not fit their catalogs. DO NOT submit your work if it doesn’t fit the publisher’s guidelines.

The Proper Way to Submit to Publishers + Free Checklist

Believe it or not, there is a proper way to submit to publishers. And most of us have, at one time or another, messed up the submission process, leading to a rejection that could’ve been avoided. For some of us, landing a publishing contract with one of the big publishing houses is “the dream.” So […]

How to Use Social Media to Your Advantage

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of this phenomenon called social media. Almost everyone has an account with either Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. More users are going online every day, which, yes, means more competition for you, but also more readers are waiting to discover your story. In addition to […]

Marketing for Writers: What You Need to Know

Most new writers think marketing a book is as simple as writing a snappy blurb, throwing the book up on Amazon, and creating one or two social media posts. Then they call it a day, expecting the sales to roll in. Only to find out their strategy didn’t work. Marketing a book is a long-term […]

Writer’s Digest’s 21st Annual Short Fiction Competition

***Please note, there has been an uptick in publishers that are not accepting unagented submissions. Too many presses and publishers are getting mass submissions that do not fit their catalogs. DO NOT submit your work if it doesn’t fit the publisher’s guidelines.

Book Pipeline: 2020 Adaptation Contests

***Please note, there has been an uptick in publishers that are not accepting unagented submissions. Too many presses and publishers are getting mass submissions that do not fit their catalogs. DO NOT submit your work if it doesn’t fit the publisher’s guidelines.

Writer’s Digest Extends 89th Annual Writing Contest Deadline

Writer’s Digest has decided to extend its submission deadline for its 89th Annual Writing Competition. In the words of Writer’s Digest: Writer’s Digest has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers in all genres through its Annual Writing Competition for more than 80 years. Enter our 89th Annual Writing Competition for your chance […]

3 Fool-Proof Book Launch Strategies

Book launches are used as a promotional tool by traditionally published and self-published writers alike. And to make sure they go off without a hitch it is typically a good idea to have a book launch strategy, which is what today’s post will be all about: launch strategies. These strategies are less about building buzz […]