Hook readers from the start with an intriguing question.
Use real people, places and things in your writing without getting into trouble.
Use this expert's advice to make the most of your agent and editor meetings at writers conferences this year.
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.
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.
Pitch Books With Grace
If your fiction seems to lack punch, perhaps the problem is not with your plot, but rather with your descriptions. Here are three tips taken from Monica Wood''s book Description to help you inject more life into your stories.
Use this planner to help build an intense plot to your story.
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.
Mike Po, as president and A&R of Limited Potential Records, discovered acts such as Smashing Pumpkins, Brainiac and Catherine.
Promote your work by voicing your way to the top of the radio airwaves.
You don't have to be female or have drawers full of published clips to break into major women's markets.
Getting To "The End"
Using Direct Quotes
Q: While I’ve read several sites referred to as “blogs,” I’m not really sure what a blog is. What is a blog? —Christopher B. A: From writers at award-winning newspapers, to magazine editors to your neighbor’s teenage son, almost everyone seems to have a blog these days. But ask three people what a blog...
Is writing something you can't NOT do? If so, you're on the right track, as the case of writer Christine Byl