Monday, December 11, 2017

Gift Cards Are Here! AND the Editwright Referral Program!

We have two exciting announcements for you today!

First, be sure to order your Editwright gift cards today to get them in time for the holidays!

Editwright Gift Card

And second, you can earn $100 credit simply by referring someone to Editwright! If you refer someone to Editwright who spends $100 or more, you'll receive $100 in credit. It's as simple as that! (Be sure to keep in touch about who you've referred, and remind them to let us know who referred them, too.)

And yes, gift cards count toward that referral total, so buy someone a $100 gift card and earn yourself $100 when they spend it!

To buy a gift card or to refer someone to Editwright, send an email to

Monday, November 20, 2017

MO Humanities Magazine - New Issue Out Now

The Fall 2017 / Winter 2018 issue of MO Humanities, the official magazine of the Missouri Humanities Council (MHC), is arriving in mailboxes now!

Subscribe to get your own issue for free at, where you can also download PDF copies of previous issues (and soon, this issue too!)

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Write and Be Published Workshop in St. Louis

Write and Be Published!

In this workshop, get a great start to seeing your name in a magazine or literary journal. Receive a custom writing prompt from editor Andrew Doty and a nice, relaxing environment to write in. Doty will remain available for questions and suggestions. Learn more and register at, time is running out and only a few seats are left!

Thursday, November 2, 2017

"How to Publish Your Own Book: What You Need to Know" Workshop November 18

Learn everything you need to know to publish your own book: The St. Louis Publishers Association, in partnership with St. Louis Community College–Meramec’s Continuing Education Program, presents “How to Publish Your Own Book: What You Need to Know,” a 4-hour workshop dedicated to teaching you how to lead your own way in the world of publishing.

This workshop will take place on Saturday, November 18 and will feature sessions with 4 publishing experts from the leadership of the SLPA:

Thursday, August 31, 2017

3rd Annual ShowMe Writers Masterclass

ShowMe Writers Masterclass

At the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO (or Mizzou, colloquially), Heather Tearney and Deb Sutton have been busily preparing for the third annual ShowMe Writers Masterclass to take place on October 28 and 29 in partnership between the Columbia Writers Guild and Mizzou Publishing.

The Masterclass will feature presentations and workshops from over 20 experts and authors including fiction writer and writing professor Trudy Lewis; award-winning filmmaker and former Program Director for the Chicago International Film Festival Susan Mroz; author and nonfiction professor Dinty W. Moore; filmmaker and animator Meghann Artes; author and teacher Maurice Broaddus; playwright, screenwriter, and actor Jim Henry; Nehmen-Kodner owner and designer Peggy Nehmen, and Editwright owner and editor Andrew Doty in addition to literary agents, a PitchFest, and round tables on topics like international perspectives, people of color, LGBTQ, and persons with disabilities.

Topics covered will include editing, poetry, playwriting/screenwriting, organic characterization, book design, writing mysteries, working with a children's book illustrator, marketing panel, sci-fi/fantasy, and more, so there’s something for everyone.

Don’t miss this massive opportunity to spend a weekend learning about every aspect of writing and publishing. Learn more and register at, or check out the Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages. Early bird pricing ends today, August 31!

Monday, August 7, 2017

2 Ways to Get 10% Off Editing

10% off. Period.

This Wednesday, August 9, come visit the Editwright table at the St. Louis Publishers Association’s Service Provider Showcase. The Showcase is free and open to the public and will feature 15 publishing service providers, including editors, designers, book coaches, publishers, and printers. At this showcase, Andrew Doty will be giving out editing advice AND coupons for 10% off any purchase! Even if you can’t make it to the Showcase in person, you can participate online. Here are two ways to snag a 10% discount:

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Two Freebies and a Workshop from Judith Briles

If you're a writer near St. Louis, don't miss these two valuable freebies and an important workshop:
  1. Friday, July 14 at 6pm Central: call into a FREE teleconference with "The Book Shepherd" Dr. Judith Briles! Ask her anything about publishing, and she'll put her decades of publishing expertise to work for you! At 6pm on Friday, July 14, call (712) 775-7270 and enter access code 405547 to take advantage of this opportunity. PLUS:
  2. EVERYONE who calls in will get FREE access to an educational Author U video. (Why wouldn't you call in???)
  3. In St. Louis on July 22, Judith Briles will lead an intense workshop for authors: Jedi Book Marketing. Time is running out to register. Go to now and sign up while there are still seats available!
Take advantage of Dr. Judith Briles's free offers and great advice. On Friday, July 14 at 6pm Central, call in to Dr. Briles's free teleconference, ask questions about publishing, and get answers AND a free webinar video from Author U — and on July 22, join Dr. Briles in St. Louis for Jedi Book Marketing!