Writer’s Life magazine is a digital and print publication designed to acknowledge the hard work of independent authors,screen-writers, song-writers, booksellers and literary organizations. We aim to give independent artists a platform to gain exposure to get their books, services, and talents in front of the eyes of their target audience.
Be inspired by best-selling indie authors and organizations sharing their secrets on how they became successful.
You could be in our next issue!
ADVERTISE WITH US
If you would like to advertise with us or submit an article for consideration, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a full list of advertisement rates and further instructions on our submission guidelines. (check out our current rates below in the FAQ section)
Who can advertise in Writer's Life Magazine?
- Independent authors
- Literary organizations
- Independent publishers
If you know any of the above who you think we should spotlight, or if you would like to advertise, sponsor, or make a donation, please take a look at our advertising packages.
What can I find in a typical issue of Writer’s Life Magazine?
Each issue of Writer’s Life Magazine provides advice and insider tips on writing and self publishing books. We will also feature independent authors, screen-writers, song-writers, literary organizations, up and coming illustrators, and we even have a small-business spotlight to highlight bloggers and those who offer services to authors.
Is it free to appear in Writer’s Life Magazine?
No! Writer’s Life Magazine exists through the support of advertisements, sponsorships and donations. All funds collected for advertisements go directly back into the publication to cover the cost of promotion of our featured authors.
Our current rates are as follows:
$100- one page magazine feature (with blog interview)
$175- two page magazine feature (with interview in magazine and on our blog)
$250- three pages, magazine interview, blog interview, author featured on contents page of magazine.
$35- Blog interview only
$55 for book feature in magazine (bookshelf feature…7 available per issue…your book cover, book blurb and website featured…..authors name will not appear on front cover of magazine.)
$75 – Hungry Minds Book Club Review (and contest entry for one book)
$175- Hungry Minds Book Club Review/ Magazine Feature (include contest entry and blog interview ) *For children’s book authors only*
*Due to our low rates, a hard copy of the magazine will not be included with your purchase.*
How much does it cost to participate in the Hungry Minds Book Awards?
A $200 fee will cover one Hungry Minds Book Club Review/ Magazine Feature (also includes contest entry and blog interview ) *For children’s book authors only*
A $75 entry fee will cover the cost of entry into the contest, and a review of your book on The Hungry Minds Book review blog.
Please see package deals at www.hungrymindsbookclub.com.
All funds will be used to put together a spectacular literary event hosted by the children of The Hungry Minds Book Club.
Payments for magazine features and awards contest can be made via PayPal or via postal mail (please make sure to leave a note about what you are paying for during your PayPal check out). A complimentary copy of your book and entry form must be sent via postal mail to:
Mrs. LaDonna N. Smith
ATTN: Hungry Minds Book Awards.
100 Church Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010
An entry form along with a complimentary copy of your children’s book should be submitted to the address above. Please provide tracking details once your entry has shipped.
Visit The Hungry Minds Book Club for a full list of contest rules.
How do I pay for an advertisement?
You may pay your invoice by check or money order. Payments may be sent via postal mail to
FYD Publishing – LaDonna Smith
100 Church Street
Amsterdam NY 12010
Please be sure to email email@example.com prior to making your payment to ensure that we have the space to accommodate your spotlight in the issue in which you wish to place an advertisement.
You may also pay your invoice by credit card or debit card via PayPal. Each transaction is protected by PayPal. Payments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I purchase a cover feature on Writer’s Life Magazine?
The staff of Writer’s Life handpicks individuals and organizations to grace each cover of the magazine. However, we would love to hear from you. Contact us about pricing, and tell us why you believe you should be on the next cover of Writer’s Life Magazine.
Where will Writer’s Life Magazine be available?
Writers’ Life Magazine will be distributed and sold locally throughout New York State and available for purchase via our website at www.writerslifemagazine.com. Please check back often to see new places where Writer’s Life Magazine can be found.
Can I submit an article to Writer’s Life Magazine?
We appreciate your interest in writing for Writer’s Life Magazine. We are expanding our team and are accepting contributing writers and photographers. If you are interested please contact us by email at
We do our best to respond to all inquiries, but be aware that we are sometimes inundated. If your writing sample(s) meets our requirements, a member of our staff will contact you. Allow at least two months for a response. If you have not heard back from us within this period, then please assume that we will not be able to use your idea or submission at this time.
Who can submit an article to Writers’ Life?
Writer’s Life publishes the work of emerging and established authors and writers.
What type of writing material can I submit to Writers’ Life Magazine?
Writer’s Life welcomes and encourages your contributions of articles, news, and advice on the writing life. We are most interested in instructional features from authors on the craft of writing and self-publishing, as well as author success stories.
Will I get paid for my article submission?
We do not pay for articles, but we do give credit to our contributing writers by listing your name with your article submission. You may also include a brief bio, photo, and links to your own work.
What are the submission guidelines for an article?
Articles must be original, edited, unpublished (including the internet) and no longer than 800 words, unless it is specifically requested by the Editor. We reserve the right to edit your article for space and clarity. Please email us at email@example.com for a full list of submission guidelines.
Do you offer book reviews in Writer’s Life Magazine?
Yes!!! However, we currently only offer reviews of children’s books. A hard copy of your children’s book must be sent to FYD Publishing (LaDonna Smith), 100 Church Street Amsterdam NY 12010 (Books will not be returned-please provide us with tracking information via email.). Your book cover image and purchase links will be included on the children’s blog. You will also receive a half page feature in Writer’s Life Magazine. This review service also includes promotion of your book on all of our social media platforms as well as permanent book review listed on “Hungry Minds Book Reviews” blog. ($75)
Hungry Minds is a book club with children ranging in age from 7-16 years old. All proceeds from review sales will be used to purchase books or fund reading events for the children of Hungry Minds book club. We will try to post photos of the children with copies of the books they have reviewed once the issue in which the review is featured in has been released.
All books reviewed will be entered into the Hungry Minds Book Award competition. Please visit the official website for full contest details.
When should I submit my article?
The deadline for each issue is one month prior to the issue date. However, it won’t hurt to
inquire as, we still may be able to squeeze your submission into the latest edition of Writer’s Life Magazine.
January-March Dec 1
April-June March 1
July-September Jun 1
October-December September 1
What type of genres do you highlight?
We showcase the work and talent of all authors from urban novels to children’s books. We want to cover all aspects of the literary world.
Will I retain the rights to my article submission, and will it be altered in any way?
You will be given credit for your article submission if it is used in Writer’s Life Magazine. If you frequently submit articles, please contact us about how you can become a contributing writer. We reserve the right to edit all submissions before being published. All contributors give permission to publish their articles and declare they are the sole author of their articles. We are not responsible and are held harmless for their viewpoints.
Can I advertise an indie business that does not have anything to do with literature in the shop indie section of Writer’s Life Magazine?
Yes!!! We invite all indie businesses to take advantage of our shop indie section. Please download our advertisement form for more information on our advertisement deals.
What else does Writer’s Life offer?
Writer’s Life Magazine offers a private online community where authors can connect, network, and seek support from other professionals. The collective support, sharing of ideas, resources and contacts are key to your business success as an author, or business owner. By connecting and developing relationships with like-minded individuals your skills, knowledge and expertise will take flight. In the Writer’s Life community (Indie Author Alliance) you’ll meet and be mixing with amazingly talented professionals who all want to network and help each other succeed in business. In the future we plan to host member-only networking events and book fairs.
*All authors featured in Writer’s Life Magazine will receive a free invite to join Writer’s Life private online community.*
Writer’s Life offering online author interviews on our new blog. Book your interview now for just $25.
WRITER’S LIFE PRIVATE ONLINE COMMUNITY AIMS TO PROVIDE YOU WITH THE SUPPORT YOU NEED:
The collective support, sharing of ideas, resources and contacts are key to your business success as an author. By connecting and developing relationships with like-minded individuals your skills, knowledge and expertise will take flight. In the Writer’s Life community (Indie Author Alliance) you’ll meet and be mixing with amazingly talented professionals who all want to network and help each other succeed in business.
Connect with the Writer’s Life staff
Article submissions, interviews, questionnaires, comments, opinions, and feedback of all kinds are welcomed and greatly appreciated. Please fill out the comment box to contact us or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For children’s book reviews please visit www.hungrymindsbookclub.com for more information on rates and requirements.
FYD Publishing – (LaDonna N. Smith)
100 Church Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010