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Mastering Novel Marketing: How to Get Book Reviews

In today’s competitive literary marketplace, getting the spotlight on your novel isn’t just about making a great story; it’s also about strategic and effective marketing....

The ultimate guide to plotting a winning novel

What is a plot in a novel? Let’s start there so that we’re on the same page. The plot is the backbone of a novel,...

Get inspired & get paid with these 6 high-demand side hustles for writers

As you work on your future bestselling novel, sometimes you need an income to keep you going while you write. The best side hustles for...

15 calls for writers with December 2022 deadlines

As part of our Valley of Writers opportunities for writers section, we regularly publish calls for submission for various writing contests, awards and publications. Here...

Why you should include podcast interviews in your book marketing plan

According to the Podcasting Global Market Report, this industry is expected to grow from $15.62 billion in 2021 to $20.32 billion by the end of 2022,...

The top 21 YouTube channels for writers of fiction

What are the most popular YouTube Channels for writers? It’s paradoxical to think that advice about writing can best be consumed, not by reading, but...

Toi Derricotte to give AWP 2022 keynote as Cave Canem turns 26

In 1996 Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady put their efforts together to start a home for Black poetry in the USA and Cave Canem was...

9 free & awesome online courses for writers

Never stop learning. This is as true for writers as it is in every discipline in life. Make sure that your calendar includes scheduled learning...

Great alternatives to Google when doing research for your novel

Sometimes Google doesn’t give you what you’re looking for and you have to find other resources to help you carry out your book research. That’s...

Straw Dog Writers Guild releases shortlist for its Emerging Writer Fellowship

This website is sponsoring one of the awards for the 2022 Emerging Writer Fellowship. The judges for the Straw Dog Writers Guild Emerging Writer Fellowship...
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