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Health Insurance for Writers

If you decide to leave the corporate world and start a full-time freelancing career, you’ll need to know how to obtain good health insurance. Read more

Of Football and Taxes

The fourth quarter is no time for desperate strategies. Take some advice and make the end of the year a time for careful tax planning. Read more

The Art of Anniversaries

Keep your eyes open for upcoming anniversaries, and you just may land a plum assignment. Read more

Write Knock-Dead Query Letters

Query letters can make or break a writer. Here are tips on how to write the perfect query and land the ideal freelance job. Read more

Tips for Avoiding Redundancy

Tautologies pair synonymous words. “But” and “however” mean the same thing, so the phrase “but however” is redundant. A moment is by its nature brief, so we needn’t speak of a brief moment to be understood. You don’t have to explain the reason why when you can explain the reason, or when you can explain why. Read more

Crossing Over

Fiction and nonfiction writers have a lot to teach each other about the craft. Here’s how writing in both genres will make you that much better. Read more

Tackling Tough Issues for Teens

Author Nancy Garden discusses the challenges of writing young adult novel featuring gay teen characters. Read more

Writer Mama Third Place

When Parenting and Writing Collide—Just Mom by Kathy Burns Read more

A Diary For Two

An interactive journal is a journal you can use to communicate with someone close about things that are hard to express verbally. Here’s how to use one. Read more

The Road More or Less Traveled

Does a writer traveling equal a travel writer? Read more

He Said/She Said

Alexander McCall Smith’s wildly popular novels prove that you can channel your imagination through any character, no matter how different he (or she) is from you. Read more

Interview with Amy Sherman-Palladino

The executive producer and writer for Gilmore Girls, Amy Sherman-Palladino explains the ins and outs of being a television writer. Here’s a little of what this award-winning scriptwriter has to say. Read more

Anything But Simple

Ernest Hemingway’s clean, terse style is the perfect counterweight to his complex stories. Read more

All in the Family

Capture your family stories in writing using these eight tips. Read more

Risky Business With Tony Horwitz

Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Horwitz talks about America’s obsession with the Civil War and how he finds great stories by taking chances. Read more

What is a Blog?

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 … Read more

What Christine Byl can’t not do

Is writing something you can’t NOT do? If so, you’re on the right track, as the case of writer Christine Byl Read more

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