You don't have to be female or have drawers full of published clips to break into major women's markets.
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
Disarm these six difficult interview types to get the information you need.
Sure, tabloids are a fun read. But this
reprinted from 2002 Children''s Writer''s & Illustrator''s Market
Benefit from the experience of sharing your journal writing with others.
We rate the best computer programs for personal writing.
Nonfiction columnist David Fryxell, outlines the five secrets to writing query letters that can help fend off rejection slips.
One of the 20th century's most gifted and famous poets, Sylvia Plath kept extensive journals that spanned most of her adolescence and adulthood. The sorrow behind her tragic death at the age of 30 has made Plath a cult hero, and the secrecy of the contents of her journals has made their Fall 2000...
Agents of any stripe are tough to catch, but if you want to get the best deal for your script, you'll need a script agent. Here's how you can reel one in.
Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk and other successful authors talk about the art of working with translators to make their prose sing in any language.
A Tuesday With Mitch
What to do when a blank page stares blankly back? Hold on tight while your mind unravels.
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.
Give your freelance career a boost with a time-honored tactic for scoring a second writing job as soon as you've finished the first.
Get inside the life of agent Laurie Liss and learn what to send an agent's way.
Editors want to say yes to your story as badly as you want them to?so make it easy for them with these five steps.
Writing humor is subjective and challengingthankfully, there are many ways to create it. How to Write Funny provides advice, insights and humor from more that twenty writers with a gift for making readers laugh
The Premise of Your Story
Marcia T. Jones and Debbie Dadey, who have written more than 80 children's books together, including Sea Monsters Don't Ride Motorcycles, discuss the basics of developing an attention-grabbing plot when writing for children
After 13 months of hand-selling his book from town to town, Christopher Paolini is vaulting to publishing stardom with a marketing savvy beyond his years.
In her book Writing Personal Essays, author Sheila Bender gives these tips for those writers interested in publishing their personal essays.
Carve out a time and place for writing amid the rush of life. Learn to honor soul time.