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More Bang for Your Buck

Some of the keys to building a successful writing career cost money—a novelty most writers can't afford to waste. Here's how to invest in your career wisely.

Copyright Law 101

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.

What Do Editors Want?

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.

Show and Tell

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.