Writing Goal

Sling Your Web

It takes more than good writing to get readers to notice. Here are tricks and tips to use today's technology to promote your work.

3 Tips for Writing Successful Flashbacks

Most writers try to avoid flashbacks, but if you just can't resist sending your readers back in time, fiction columnist Nancy Kress has some advice. Kress explains what makes a flashback work, and how to perfect your own time traveling techniques.

A Guide to Writers’ Rights in the New Millennium

The incredible growth of electronic communication and the rise of the e-publishing industry over the last few years are altering the way books get published. Attorney and author Howard Zaharoff offers tips on negotiating your next book publishing contract with specific regards to electronic rights.

Setting Your Sites

The time is nigh: If you don't have a presence on the Web, you're going to get left behind. Here's why your website can be the key to your writing career, and how to do a site right.

Ready for Takeoff?

This month launches the second year of Zine Scene. For those of you just aboard, let us take a moment to tell you what it's all about.

Get Connected

Publishing has its ups and downs, but writers can find stasis in online communities. Read about three groups that provide more than just a place to commiserate about editors.

Bidding War

Are freelance-bidding sites helpful to professional writers—or are they online dollar stores where clients shop for cheap labor?