C. Hope Clark is editor of FundsforWriters.com, selected by Writer's Digest for its 101 Best Websites for Writers for the past 13 years. Her weekly newsletters are read by 35,000 readers. She's published in numerous trade magazines and online publications such as Writer's Digest Magazine, The Writer Magazine, Chicken Soup, TURF Magazine, Southern Writers Magazine, 2011 and 2012 Guide to Literary Agents, 2013 Writer's Market, and 2014 Guide to Indie Publishing. Hope is also author of The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, published by Bell Bridge Books out of Memphis, TN. Her first in the series, Lowcountry Bribe, won The Silver Falchion Award at the Killer Nashville Mystery Conference, was a finalist in the 2009 RWA Daphne du Maurier Mystery Awards (as an unpublished manuscript), and was a finalist in the EPIE awards for electronic publishing, in the mystery category. Her talents lead her to speak nationally at writers conferences, book clubs and writing groups, and her efforts to overcome shyness led her to also publish The Shy Writer Reborn: The Introverted Writer's Wake-up Call (2013). Read more about Hope at www.chopeclark.com and www.fundsforwriters.com .