The WAG Digest is a bimonthly publication of the Writers Alliance of Gainesville.

You may download past issues in the archive.

November – December 2015

September – October 2015 

July – August 2015

May – June 2015

  • Review of coming WAG speaker programs
  • Stories and writers – WAG Brags
  • Top 4 Free & Incredibly Useful Writing Apps
  • Dialogue Technique Dos and Don’ts
  • How Literary Agents Get Paid
  • Contests, Conferences and Workshops – Writing Opportunities
  • Calls for Submissions

March – April 2015

  • Review of coming WAG speaker programs
  • Stories and writers – WAG Brags
  • A Land Remembered: WAG Speaker Rick Smith on his Father, Patrick Smith by Wendy ThorntonManuscript Tips For Entering Contests
  • Query Letter POV
  • Contests, Conferences and Workshops – Writing Opportunities
  • Calls for Submissions

January – February 2015

  • Review of coming WAG speaker programs
  • Reminder that Bacopa Literary Review contest submissions are open to August 15
  • Stories and writers – WAG Brags
  • Top Reasons to Query Literary Agents Before Resorting to “Plan B”
  • Contests, Conferences and Workshops – Writing Opportunities
  • Calls for Submissions

November – December 2014

  • Review of coming WAG speaker programs
  • Resources from the Arts in Medicine program
  • Kal Rosenberg Obituary
  • Stories and writers – WAG Brags
  • The Booksellers Battle: Hachette and Amazon by Wendy Thornton
  • Contests, Conferences and Workshops – Writing Opportunities
  • Calls for Submissions

September – October 2014

  • Review of coming WAG speaker programs
  • Stories and writers – WAG Brags
  • Deadly Sins of Online Promotion for Writers
  • Calls for Submissions
  • Contests, Conferences and Workshops – Writing Opportunities

July – August 2014

  • Review of coming WAG speaker programs
  • Reminder that Bacopa Literary Review contest submissions are open to August 15
  • Stories and writers – WAG Brags
  • The Literary Agent of the Future – Writer’s Relief, Inc.
  • What Agents Don’t Want – Wendy Thornton
  • Contests, Conferences and Workshops – Writing Opportunities
  • Calls for Submissions

May – June 2014

  • Review of coming WAG speaker programs
  • Reminder that Bacopa Literary Review contest submissions are still open!
  • Stories and writers – WAG Brags
  • The 5 Elements Literary Agents Look for in an “Author Platform”
  • An outline of Fantasy Genres
  • Contests, Conferences and Workshops – Writing Opportunities
  • Calls for Submissions

March – April 2014

  • Survey of coming monthly attractions: poetry month, Lezlie Laws on the inner critic and more
  • Stories and writers – WAG Brags
  • Information on “writing good” and National Poetry Month (April)
  • “How to Submit to Literary Journals” by WAG’s own Wendy Thornton
  • Contests, Conferences and Workshops – Writing Opportunities
  • Calls for Submissions

January – February 2014

  • How to Submit Your Writing to Literary Magazines (Krishan Coupland)
  • Best Selling Books of 2013 – Is your book on the list?
  • Notes from WAG members: “We got published. We won awards. You can, too!”
  • Contests, Conferences and Workshops – Writing Opportunities
  • Calls for Submissions