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Some of the keys to building a successful writing career cost moneya novelty most writers can't afford to waste. Here's how to invest in your career wisely.
Getting back that SASE often means rejection, but at least you know the editor got your query. What happens when you query abroad?
How do you go from best friend to co-author without scarificing the friendship? Respect, honesty and a sense of humor.
Judy Bodmer, a full-time writer and freelance editor explains 8 ways to make your book a success long before your work sees a bookstore shelf.
Debbie Ridpath Ohi, author of Writer's Online Marketplace, tells you how to find the online markets that are right for you.
Try your hand at tightening this wordy example. Then, take a look at the winning edit.
Bestselling writer Sharyn McCrumb's thoughts and advice on procrastination and how to escape it.
Many writers worry their work isn't protected unless they use a copyright symbol or file with the Copyright Office. Learn when and how your work is protected, and exactly what that means.
It's one of the biggest writing questions of all: What do editors want? Jeff Mock, former editor of the Gettysburg Review and author of You Can Write Poetry, has the answer.
If you stay true to your voice, this successful romance writer says, you'll find those rules aren't etched in stone.
New agencies—and even a few well-established ones—are on the hunt for the next breakout book. Could it be yours?
Six Overused Quotes to Prune From Your Prose
To show or to tell isn't a battle of good versus evil, but the skilled storyteller knows how to play each to maximum effect.
Wondering if it's time to self-publish? Get the facts first and make a decision that's right for you.
If you're a self-employed writer, finding health-care coverage can be daunting. Look to these organizations to help you get covered.
Here's a look at the curious reading (and book-buying) habits of guys.
Find out which online publications offer the best deals for new and established writers.