Author Resources: Writing, Publishing and Marketing Tips
6 Tips on How to Publish
This presentation features Keith Ogorek, senior vice president of Marketing for Author Solutions. Keith discusses his six tips on how to get your book published.
This article by Jim Menick discusses the changing world of publishing and how top-earning authors is no longer a "boy's game."
Think you know how to talk real good? Test yourself: These grammar rules will surprise even the experts.
24 Things You Might Be Saying Wrong
The Reader's Digest Version of all those confusing words and seemingly random rules you missed in English class.
Writing What You Know
Watch this video as Reader's Digest editor-at-large, Liz Vaccariello, gives advice on how to live your life better and more simply.
5 Keys to Turn Your Idea into a Manuscript
If your goal is to publish a book, with a little support and a lot of motivation, you have what it takes to write that manuscript you’ve been dreaming about.
How to Turn Your Passion into Your Work
If you can identify your passion and then convey that passion with passion to readers, you’ll be in a great position to spread your message and touch peoples’ lives.
The 5-Step Writing Process: From Brainstorming to Publishing
Being conscious of your own writing process is especially helpful when you find yourself struggling with a particularly tricky piece. Here are five tips to help you.
A Beginners Guide to Book Marketing
Everyone has to start somewhere. Check out these simple tips and take your marketing efforts from bland to powerful.
Your Book Title: The Basics
The book title is more than a reference tool and shouldn't be overlooked as one of the most important parts of your written work.
Get Organized: How do I Track Research Materials?
The volume of research material that an author collects when developing a story can be overwhelming, here are some tips to stay organized.
Breaking Points: Looking for Weak Spots in your Writer Life
As with any job there are certain pulls on your daily routines that can either make a day successful or wasteful. When you’re a writer you have to produce to get paid and have to produce well to continue to get the job assignments.
5 Actions for Overcoming Writer's Block
Read this article to learn techniques that can help you overcome writer's block. The key to unlocking trapped creativity is... Creativity!
23 Contemporary Writers You Should Have Read by Now
Looking for your next reading list? Check out this list of writers.
5 Words You’ve Been Using Incorrectly This Whole Time
Take a look at this article to see if you have been using these commonly misused words incorrectly.
Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing: The Reader's Digest Version
Read this article to learn Leonard's important rules of writing.
The Best Love Stories of All Time
If you are looking for a new love story to read, look no further than this article of the best love stories of all time.
The Best Thriller Books of All Time
If you are a fan of thriller books, check out this list of the best thriller books of all time.
Dealing with Haters
The reality of being a writer: Your work isn’t for everyone. There will be people who love you. And then there will be the haters.