So long summer, welcome fall. The kids are back in school, the leaves are thinking about changing color, the days are getting shorter, and it puts one in the mood for cozying up with a good read or, even better, sitting down for a bit of writing on WEbook. Right now, WEbook is ripe with more ways than ever for you to take your place as the next great writing talent or one of the talent scouts helping to discover the next great writer at WEbook.com.
Three WEbooks Get the Green Light for Publication
We heard the voices of thousands of WEbookers, who helped vote for their publication choices in the inaugural voting cycle this summer. WEbook writers placed more than 200 titles in contention, and community votes elevated 22 finalists into the top 10%. After careful consideration, WEbook is thrilled to announce the next three published WEbooks, written by more than 30 contributors on WEbook.com.
From fighting a bear to buying a used car, from cooking a steak to stoking her fire, from the simple to the scandalous... this is the "How-To" guide your father forgot to give you. 101 Things promises to be a hit among men looking to expand their skill set and women eager to impart those last few secrets to the near-perfect man in their lives. 101 Things is the ultimate grab-bag manthology, capturing the very best tips for every facet of the male persona: Manly Man, Tricky Man, Resourceful Man, and, last but not least, Impressive Man.
It’s Animal Farm meets the modern realities of overpopulation and climate change. It’s War and Peace meets The Rats of NIMH. In this engaging fantasy novel – inspired by real events – you’ll find a zoo gone wrong! Animals attacked in their own cages! And one prairie dog to save them all.
Marley Barley sucks on her clothes. Why does she do it? No one knows!
Nothing beats creative problem solving when attempting to balance the scales of a child's diet. This rhyming tale is sure to captivate toddlers and new readers.
WEbook is signing publishing agreements now with the authors, and these three WEbooks will be released in the coming months.
So You Think You Can Draw?
for Dessert and 101
Things Every Man Should Know How to Do have gotten the green light for publication.
Now, WEbook is conducting a search for illustrations for these books, tapping
the extraordinary WEbook community to crowd-source those contributions. Naturally, selected illustrators will enjoy a
share of the royalties from sales of WEbooks. To submit illustrations to Shirt for Dessert,
Things Every Man Should Know How to Do, click here.
Details are included in the book info for each project. For tips on uploading
images into your WEbook submissions, check
out the FAQ.
Here Comes Election Day!
After nearly two years of campaigning, you might have heard that there is going to be an actual election in the U.S. What better reason for WEbookers across the globe to get those vote-casting fingers ready. Starting October 21, WEbook will begin accepting submissions of complete, book-length works for voting and publication. On November 4th, the day of the U.S. presidential election, drop by WEbook to vote for the next hit book. (We’ll give you two weeks – until November 18 – in case you’re too busy on the big Tuesday.)
An Island of Democracy in a Sea of Democracy
WEbook is all about democracy. Now, with our new discussion forums, you have one more place to turn your me into WE. Have a question about the nuts and bolts of writing? Want to connect with other novelists, children’s book writers, or avid readers? Need help getting over writer’s block? Or just want to vent about the guy who sits in the cubicle next to yours, whistling Bolero all morning long? There’s a place for everything in WEbook’s brand new, re-designed forums. Take moment to read our guidelines, take a look around, and join the conversation.
WEbook Tools Now 300% Toolier
WEbook veterans are familiar with 911 Writer's Block, the nifty tool that gives stalled writers 12-volt blasts of energizing settings, endings, verbs, and more – even ideas for how to kill off a pesky character! Now the WEbook Toolbox tab offers two brand-new tools to help you get the most out of your time on WEbook.
Thinking about starting a WEbook project? Check out the Project Leader Guide for tips on making your project that biggest, best, and all around baddest book on the block. And if you’re looking for ways to take your writing to the next level, visit WEbook Writing Secrets, an ever-growing collection of tips for writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and everything in between.
We look forward to seeing your writing, rating, and feedback on the site. And, as always, we love your feedback. Please feel free to drop a note anytime to info [at] WEbook [dot] com with your thoughts and ideas on these emails, the site, or anything else you would like to chat about.