Enjoy reading our interview with John W. Mefford, an Amazon #1 best-selling author and Readers Choice Award winner.
You’ll discover how John W. Mefford got started and became a writer, hear about his successful series of thriller books, and learn what inspired him to write his latest thriller ‘IN Control’. Continue reading “Interview with John W. Mefford, Best-Selling, Award-Winning Author of Thriller Books”
The NY Literary Magazine is running another free to enter poetry contest!
If you’ve written a beautiful love poem, submit it to the NY Literary Magazine for a chance to win award seals, recognition and publication in our next print poetry magazine.
The NY Literary Magazine’s love poetry competition is open to submissions by poets from any country and nationality.
Are you a poet looking for a new way to display your work? If this sounds like you then you will definitely want to enter some poetry contests. Not only will they get your work recognition but you could possibly win some fantastic prizes in the process. The Broadkill River Press hosts an annual poetry contest that you won’t want to miss.
This year is the 15th Annual Dogfish Head Poetry Prize. This is contest is free to enter for writers living in the Mid-Atlantic region of America. The requirement for entry is that the manuscript is between 48 and 78 pages, and writers must be over 21 years of age. The winner will receive $500, ten author copies of the book, and two cases of Dogfish Head beer. The winner will also attend a reading and an award ceremony at the Dogfish Head Brewery in Delaware. The deadline for submission is August 15th. For more information click here.
Self-publishing gives you the freedom to write and publish your book in the way that you see best, it also leaves all of the promoting up to you. Sure word of mouth and your social media sites will get you a couple readers but to get your work out there on a bigger scale you will need to go a bit further than that.
If you’re a first-time author you may be lost on what agencies will accept your manuscripts. There are so many options out there and the first step is knowing where to start. There are many agencies that don’t accept work from first-time authors but lucky for you there are a ton that will accept your work! Combing through Google trying to find these can be tedious and time-consuming and you need to spend your time perfecting that manuscript and sending it to agents. That’s why we did the combing for you.
To check out our list of top 10 agencies that will accept manuscripts from first-time authors click here.
NYC is saturated with opportunities for professional or aspiring writers. The options, however, are innumerable and could be difficult to navigate, so we’ve compiled a list of five acclaimed writing workshops that will suit all ages, experiences, interests, and availability. Continue reading “Five Top Writing Workshops in New York”
Sometimes the hardest part of writing is getting started. Getting those first few pages cranked out is often a slow and chaotic progression. You have all of these brilliant thoughts and they just come pouring out of you onto the page without any rhyme or reason. By the time you have finished your first draft, you feel mostly drained but also a bit liberated.