David Hankin is a Writers of the Future Volume 39 winner with his story, “Death and the Taxman.”
When others have helped smooth the way for your success as an author, it’s only fair that you do the same by paying it forward.
So, there you are, writing away when the f-bomb splatters onto the page. Some markets won’t have a problem with this, but what if you’re writing for a PG-13 market, or what if your target market is OK with some profanity, but you like to use it a lot?
Day Eight – For the first time in the week, writers and artists gathered in a combined workshop, “Promoting Yourself in This Day and Age” as promotion is vital in both the domain of the writer and the artist.
Day Six of the workshops—today was an all-star roster of authors and artists talking to the winners and giving invaluable tips to help them jump-start their careers.
Day Five of the workshops—another packed day filled with guest speakers giving advice and tips to the winners topped by the unveiling of the latest release—Volume 37!
Day Four of the Writers of the Future Workshop began at 2 p.m. This was not so that the writers could sleep in, but to give them the full amount of time to complete their 24-hour stories!
Cloudy Los Angeles skies could not dampen the spirits of the illustrators as Contest administrator Joni Labaqui led the artists down Hollywood’s Walk of Fame for a tour of the historic Author Services building.
If you’d like to write a story, but you’re not sure what to write about or how to start writing, I have good news: story ideas are everywhere.
If you want to know how to become an author, here are some answers to commonly asked questions.