Everyone wants to have won an award, yet writing contests are something of an outlier in the book publishing world. Why isn't entering a writing contest a regular in a writer’s promotional plan? The fear of competition?
Many options exist for authors to find the funding that will jump start their dream career. Grants for writers provide many writing opportunities.
When I speak at conferences, and we’re delving into the topic of finding a publisher, a question invariably arises: “Should I just go and publish an eBook?”
New authors might fear attending a writers conference. Seasoned writers may think they don't need to go to conferences anymore. It's worth reconsidering.
Writers have a love-hate relationship with contests. Some people adore them, eager to submit regularly, and others back away, fearful of potential scams.