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A Thanksgiving Message from DigiWriting

By |November 26th, 2014|

Thank You from the DigiWriting Team! Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a day to spend time with family and friends and celebrate what you are thankful for. It's a time to put your feet up, relax and enjoy a steaming cup of warm coco (with marshmallows, we hope) as the Holidays quickly approach. At DigiWriting, our book marketing [...]

Short Story Series: Create Compelling Endings

By |November 24th, 2014|

Know Your Last Sentence: Part 11 This is the eleventh blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 11: Great short story writers write great endings. “It is my feeling that a story is not finished until it is read, and that the reader finishes it [...]

Book Launch: Starting to Frame by Roger Gordon

By |November 21st, 2014|

Memoir launches with charity donation We’ve been thrilled to work with Dr. Roger Gordon, former Dean of Science at the University of Prince Edward Island, on his memoir Starting to Frame. Starting to Frame is the page-turning tale of Roger Gordon’s life, which was successfully launched on Friday November 14, 2014 at the Haviland Club [...]

Marketing Tips Series: 7 Tips to Increase Holiday Book Sales

By |November 21st, 2014|

Ramp up your Holiday Book Revenue By The DigiWriting Staff Did you know that at least 46% of shoppers will buy books/DVDs/video games this holiday season? That statistic, found in the new Holiday Consumer Spending Survey, means that the holidays are a fantastic time for authors to increase their book’s sales. Our book marketing experts [...]

Short Story Series: How to Entice Your Reader

By |November 17th, 2014|

  Write Great Beginnings: Part 10 This is the tenth blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 9: Great short story writers write great beginnings. “The first sentence of a book is a handshake, perhaps an embrace. Style and personality are irrelevant. They can be formal [...]

Short Story Series: Create Compelling Characters

By |November 10th, 2014|

Who Drives Your Story: Part 9 This is the ninth blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 9: Great short story writers develop strong characters.   “It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I [...]

Short Story Series: A Sense Of Place

By |November 3rd, 2014|

  Write From Where You Are: Part 8 This is the eighth blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 8: Great short story writers recognize the importance of place.   “Every story would be another story, and unrecognized . . . if it took [...]

Short Story Series: Write What You Know

By |October 27th, 2014|

  Getting At The Truth: Part 7 This is the seventh blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 7: Great short story writers draw from their own life experiences.   “The proper relationship of a writer to his or her own life is [...]

Short Story Series: Lyrical writing

By |October 20th, 2014|

Discovering Greatness in Smallness: Part 6 This is the sixth blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 6: Great short story writers are also poets.   “Lyrical prose makes the words sing, doesn’t it?”-- Silvia Villalobos   When American Indian, Sherman Alexie, began writing during his [...]

Short Story Series: Concise and Compact

By |October 14th, 2014|

Discovering Greatness in Smallness: Part 5 This is the fifth blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 5: Great short story writers are concise. Get in, get out.  Don’t linger. Go on.—Raymond Carver The best short stories are tightly constructed and compacted.  They are both [...]

Writer’s Block: Taming the inner perfectionist

By |August 11th, 2014|

How to Silence your Inner Critic Do you ever question what you're writing or ask yourself whether it's good enough? Writers can be their own worst critics, especially during the act of writing itself. This kind of self judgement can break the creative flow, and worse yet, cause actual writer's block. Before you start listening to [...]