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 [...]

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: The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

By |October 6th, 2014|

Discovering Greatness in Smallness: Part 4 This is the fourth blog in the weekly 15-part Discovering the Greatness in Smallness: 15 Qualities of Great Short Story Writers series by Susanne Carter. Quality 4: Great short story writers view the ordinary world in extraordinary ways. “I get [ideas] from looking at the world we live in, [...]

Romance Short Story Contest Results

By |August 21st, 2014|

Romancing the Story Winners and Anthology Publication By: Christine Szarmes, Editor A big thank you to all writers that submitted to the Romancing the Story Contest; we received some excellent stories from very talented writers. It is your work that is the driving force for all that we do. We are excited to announce that [...]

Social Media Series: The Best Times to Post to Your Author Pages

By |July 29th, 2014|

#SocialSeries: When to use Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest By Adam Mawer Do you know if your social media efforts are positively impacting your book sales? If you said no, you’re not alone. Many authors remain skeptical about social media’s return on investment (ROI) and would rather spend their valuable time and resources planning, writing and [...]

New Goodreads Group: Short Story Connect

By |July 9th, 2014|

Short Stories: Small word count, BIG impact. DigiWriting has created Short Story Connect on Goodreads as authors and readers need a hub strong enough to support the power of the short story. If you read, talk, or write short stories, join us and share the word – there is something here for everyone. Discover New [...]

Meet the Judges for our Romance Short Story Contest

By |June 27th, 2014|

Romancing the Story Contest: Feature Profiles on our five Judges Wondering who will be reading and reviewing your Romance Short Stories? These five experienced judges can't wait to dig into your work! Remember to submit your story by the extended deadline of July 14, 2014, for these authors and literary critics to read your work. Denise Sutton Denise [...]

Cover Reveal: Romancing the Story

By |June 6th, 2014|

Unveiling the Cover for the upcoming Romance Short Story Anthology Today DigiWriting and Blue Moon Publishers are revealing the cover for Romancing the Story, the upcoming anthology based on the shortlist from our current Short Story contest.  Check out the cover, read the designer's thoughts on the design and let us know what you think!   Title: Romancing the Story Publisher: Blue Moon [...]

Remembering Maya Angelou

By |June 1st, 2014|

Celebrating Author and Poet, Maya Angelou April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014 In Memoriam Literary icon and civil rights activist Maya Angelou will be forever remembered for her wit and interminable insight. It is her words that have inspired many to look within themselves for happiness and to not measure success through monetary gain. Faced at an [...]

Seven Tips for a Great Book Cover [Guest Post]

By |May 28th, 2014|

  Where to start when designing a book cover by Kat McCarthy, Aeternum Designs An engaging and evocative book cover is an essential marketing tool for every author. When designed correctly, it will stand out on a crowded shelf and communicate with a reader in the briefest of glances. The following are a few tips [...]