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We’d Love Your Input on the Inboxed

Will you help us serve you better? We’re hoping you’ll donate 2-5 minutes of your time to provide confidential feedback  on Writer Inboxed, WU’s bimonthly newsletter. (Contains tips on the craft and business of writing, as well as interviews with premier authors.)

Not familiar with Writer Inboxed? That’s okay. We’d still like your input. Have a look at our March 2013 edition, featuring special guests Alice Hoffman and Jane Porter. Then proceed below the divider to answer questions 5 & 6. […]

When It Comes to the Writer Inboxed, Don’t Say “Neigh”

You’ve heard about the horse-meat scandal in Europe. How people who purchase meatballs, and meat pies cannot be sure what animal species they’ll be consuming, or if they’re consuming a species at all?

Well the next edition of the Writer Inboxed, WU’s bimonthly newsletter, coming out later this week, bears one striking similarity. Our guest contributors will remain nameless, shrouded in an aura of mystery until the moment of newsletter opening.

Where it differs? We’re betting your surprise will be of the […]

Celebrating a Newsletter Milestone with Randy Susan Meyers, Lydia Netzer, and a Giveaway

Question: What do you get when you put two high-energy writers in an interview and shake?

Answer: A delightful entry in February’s upcoming newsletter, out tomorrow, in which Lydia Netzer, author of Shine, Shine, Shine, a NYT Notable Book, answers WU contributor Sarah Callender‘s questions.

Here’s a sample of their dynamic in this month’s Writer Inboxed:

Sarah: Many believe that writing anything after the debut will be a relative piece of cake. Is this true for your current project, or is it simply […]

A Solution for Your Lonely Inbox

The next issue of the Writer Unboxed newsletter — the Writer Inboxed — goes live tomorrow. (Sign-up here.)

Here’s what we’ve got planned for you this month:

Special guest Jon Clinch talks about a book that changed his life. Jon is an award-winning writer and a teacher. His first novel, Finn, which relates the backstory of Huckleberry Finn’s father, was an American Library Association Notable Book. It was named one of the best novels of 2007 by the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, […]

Help Us Pick a Name for WU’s Newsletter; Newsletter-Namer to Share Pixels with a NYT-Bestseller (so Please Vote)

You came, you proposed newsletter names, and we conferred. Now that we’ve whittled the list down to three choices, we need your votes to select the best of the best.

Before you swing into action, here are a few announcements and reminders of what’s at stake.

The winning community member will receive:

A Writer Unboxed t-shirt, as modeled by one of the finest minds in these parts. (That’s Vaughn Roycroft, newsletter contributor and leader of the intrepid Mod Squad […]

Issue 2 of the Writer Unboxed Newsletter Coming Soon to Your Inbox

The reviews are in, and we’re thrilled to share the news that people love the new smart-phone friendly WU newsletter:

The format is great–short, interesting articles /essays. Kudos!

Thank you thank you thank you. Simple, concise, useful writing advice delivered to my inbox. I love the newsletter. Well done.

Love your new newsletter. Great content and excellent links, tips and expert advice. Thanks for bringing this to your readers. I will look foward to receiving these.

Like the new newsletter, the layout is very […]