A Writer by Any Other Name
You can build you future and revisit your past with these helpful tips for organizing your clip files.
A killer proposal isn't good enough for wannabe nonfiction authors. Lay the groundwork and build your credibility through these strategic efforts.
Forget about unprofitable autograph parties. Do a mini-seminar insteadyou'll get a larger audience and sell more books.
Many freelance writers are used to flying solo, but opportunities abound for those willing to form a partnership with other writers or editors.
You can't put a price on the gift of a letter of personal appreciation.
Protecting your home business from natural disasters means taking normal precautions and communications to the extreme.
In How to Write and Sell Your First Novel, Oscar Collier and Frances Spatz Leighton chronicles tales of first-book sales.
What good is an unpaid internship if it leaves you in the darkliterally? A former magazine intern explores.
As a writer, whether you believe you're working for an editor, publisher, an agent, or yourself, you're really working for the readers who pick up your writing looking for something that serves them.
You can't win if you don't enter. But before you do, take a close look at what "winning" really means.
An experienced line editor can make a subpar manuscript good and a good manuscript brilliant. Beena Kamlani offers the kind of editing you should expect when you turn your novel in to the big house.
Whether you're querying about a specific article or book or for general assignments, you've got to hook the editor or agent, then deliver a sparkling, well-crafted idea.
Pursue your writing dreamno matter what state the economy is in.
You know the feeling: there just aren't enough hours in the day. But are you sure? Between the first bowl of cheerios and the last reading of "goodnight moon," you can squeeze in a writing career.
Before getting into any self-publishing venture, follow these steps.
Are you buried up to your neck in paperwork? Here are some tips to help you from drowning in more paperwork.
She scribbled some notes, got an agent, wrote proposals, collected rejections, landed a publishing deal and finally—finally!—put the book together. But at what point does the whole thing become real?
What's old in writing advice seems new again, as one writer discovered on his trip back in time through the Writer's Digest archives.
To be perceived as professional, you have to look the part.
A feng shui expert shows you how to identify clutter and get it out of your life for good!
A little encouragement from the right source can launch an author's career. But not unless you take the first steps.
Turn your diamond-in-the-rough proposal into a real gem with help from the author of more than 20 published romance novelswho gives you the inside scoop on the four Cs editors and agents use to evaluate proposals (and find diamonds).
Writing isn't always about publishing. For many, the pure joy of putting words and thoughts on paper is achievement enough. Here are tips on how to findor find your way back tothe joy of writing.