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Hey there!

This month, we're discussing the Author Brand. We'll look at the important aspects of tailoring your work to the target audience to help readers find you and make marketing slightly less painfully exhausting.

Read Build Your Author Brand on our blog.

Showcase your publications! Let us interview you for Writer Spotlight.

Publication updates:

Writer's Games72 Hours of Insanity, v. 11 is now available in digital and print! Read our interviews with this year's winners, Alyssa, Elizabeth, and Moss.

Our Pandemic: is now available in digital and print!

WayWords: issue 8 is coming soon in digital and print.

Issue 9 is OPEN for submissions to themes of SPACE!

Tales from the Deep: I'm currently reviewing the submissions and will respond as soon as possible.

Looking for announcements? Check the pinned note up top for all the latest news! 

If you love writing contests as much as we do, head over to our Contests page (in the Resources tab above) and check out some great picks from other communities.

Happy writing!


Back to Basics

Check out the latest Back to Basics course!

Izhan discovers the importance of flawed characters and why readers love imperfection.

Try the challenge send in your scene for feedback!

Check out the Back to Basics page for past courses.

Join us in the forum or  on Twitter using #WWB2B.

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Tales from the Deep

Exploring deep space or diving into the deepest oceans, you never know what you might find. This anthology asks writers to dig into the dark recesses and explore what's hidden. 

This anthology is closed to submissions. I'm currently reviewing all entries and will reach out to everyone as soon as possible. 

Visit the Tales page here.

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Our Pandemic

This anthology is now available in digital and print! Pick up your copy today to help support Direct Relief and read these amazing tales of life during lockdown.  

Visit the Our Pandemic page here.

Proceeds from the sale of Our Pandemic will be donated to Direct Relief, an organization providing medical supplies and services around the world. Please check out their amazing organization to learn more.

The Writer's Workout is not affiliated with Direct Relief. 



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New blog posts on Thursdays.

Now in print:
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Our Pandemic


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Tales from the Other Side


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issue 7


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72 Hours

vol 11


A note from our director

Hello fellow creative,

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