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3 Online editors give tips and advice on how to make it on the web.
6 Tips for Working with Editors
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Abigail Seymour gives advice on photography when marketing your magazine nonfiction.
What does a young writer have to do to break into this business, anyway? Follow our new columnist as he finds out.
Questions & Quandaries
Tautologies pair synonymous words. "But" and "however" mean the same thing, so the phrase "but however" is redundant. A moment is by its nature brief, so we needn't speak of a brief moment to be understood. You don't have to explain the reason why when you can explain the reason, or when you can...
Fiction and nonfiction writers have a lot to teach each other about the craft. Here's how writing in both genres will make you that much better.
If it feels like you're writing in murky waters these days, well, you are. Lying, plagiarism and other misdeeds have always been part of publishing, but in the digital age it's more prevalentand more easily caughtthan ever.
Omniscient point of view can lend richness and flexibility to your storybut only if you use it with a disciplined and purposeful hand.
What You Can Do About Aggregators
So what? Who cares? Who are you? Find out how to address these questions in your nonfiction book proposal.
Your work should be available not only in printed book form, but also in electronic, audio, workshop and consulting forms.
Action and movement are essential keys to any good story. In Stephen Wilbers'', Keys to Great Writing, the author discusses style, precision, structure, grammar, punctuation and, of course, developing movement.
Your e-zine is hot off the cyber-presses, your methods of distribution are ready to roll, now you only need one thing: business. And that means PR.
Here are six tips from literary agent Lori Perkins, on how you can better prepare yourself to succeed in the business.
An interview with authors William Thomas Quick and Richard Curtis
Just what should a nonfiction query letter contain? The editors at Writer's Digest answer that precise question.
These big-picture writing errors might make you cringe with recognition. But shake it off: Bestselling novelist Jerry B. Jenkins will help you fix them.
by Jerry B. Jenkins
A few tips you can use to avoid the words that irk editors.
Our new grammar guru shows you how to avoid receiving the Naughtiest Writing Habit Award.
Thanks to e-mail, you never need to make eye contact with editors you write for. But maybe you should. The payoff is more than you might imagine.
Looking to streamline your writing process? We've rounded up the latest and greatest software programs designed to help, and never hinder, your writing.
Choosing a good publication from a potentially delinquent one is key when it comes to receiving payment for your work.