Author Archives: SueJohnson

How to Revise Your Manuscript: Tips from Five Editors

To “kill your darlings” is one of the most difficult tasks an author has to face. Writing a strong novel or non-fiction book often is as much about rewriting and editing as it is about crafting the first draft. Or, to paraphrase Ernest Hemingway: “The only kind of writing is rewriting.”...

How to Make $1,000 as a Writer in a Weekend

OVERVIEW: Want to get paid to write? Whether you’re hoping to moonlight as a freelance writer … work full-time as a writer … or just want to make a little money on the side … you’ll learn about five writing projects that pay at least $1,000 (most pay much more!) and...

What Every Serious Author Needs to Know About Metadata

You can’t sell your book if no one can find it. Metadata is the key to online discoverability of your content. It’s the information used to interact with a book, helping authors determine what they want their book to say and readers determine whether they want to buy it. Learn which...

How to Land HighPaying Writing Gigs in the Christian Market

Are you a Christian? Would you like to get paid well to write for things you’re passionate about? The demand for good writers in the Christian market has never been higher. Contrary to popular belief, it’s easier than ever to find writing gigs that pay very well by tapping into the...