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The Mechanics of Submission
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010 by Parsina Press. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Theodore Sturgeon called THE BUSINESS OF BEING A WRITER "the second best reference book a writer can have,after the dictionary." Harlan Ellison said, "It may not make you a better writer, but it will keep you from being a poorer one." This excerpt discusses proper manuscript format, and how to submit your writing to an editor/publisher.
New-Media Survival Guide: For Journalists and Other Print-Era Refugees
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,740. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The New-Media Survival Guide is written for print-media veterans who want to understand and adapt to the online world. Topics covered include blogging, social networks, content curation, content marketing, e-books, multimedia tools, and ethics. By helping readers understand the principles of new media, this guide gives them the start they need not simply to survive, but to flourish in new media.
How to make money from writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Learn how to make money from writing. Follow the journey from the original idea to the finished product. This is a true story of how a published book was developed
Writing for Content Mills:Power-up Your Writing Career
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Learn the truth from an experienced content farm writer. Learn how to use DemandStudios, Suite101, Examiner.com, Associated Content to create residual income, and be visible on the Web. Make money selling your original writings. Learn the hidden secrets, demystify the contracts, protect your rights! Be in the know when you buy this book to power-up your writing career.
Magazine Contracts and Permissions
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010 by Parsina Press. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Theodore Sturgeon called THE BUSINESS OF BEING A WRITER "the second best reference book a writer can have,after the dictionary." Harlan Ellison said, "It may not make you a better writer, but it will keep you from being a poorer one." This excerpt discusses the terms you're likely to encounter in magazine contracts, and how to write permission letters when your work is reprinted in new markets.
Cover Letters for Creative People
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Are you looking for a job in publishing, journalism, PR, advertising, or another creative field? Are you struggling to write a good cover letter? You're not alone. Now, with Cover Letters for Creative People, you've got help. Cover Letters for Creative People is chock-full of advice, how-tos, AND real-life example letters that really worked.
Dear Elizabeth
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Price: Free! Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Award winning author Doug Green writes a series of letters to his daughter Elizabeth on how to become a writer and / or lead a creative lifestyle. Green focuses on both the internal and external challenges a modern writer faces as he describes his own development as a writer. A full time Net writer, Green lives on an island in Canada for the summer and the U.S. state of Georgia for the winters
73 Ways to Fire Up (or Just Fire!) the Muse
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Do you want to write a book, but struggle with self-doubt, frustration, writer’s block, fear of failure, perfectionism, disgust for your work, hopelessness, or boredom? This ebook will help you write through it all. Here are 73 practical, effective tips from freelance writers and published authors – to help you overcome any roadblock to writing. Start your writing career today!
Cashing In: Banking on Style Blogs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The world of fashion seems web obsessed and it’s easy to see why: the Internet provides immediate gratification and dissemination of information. However, it’s the bloggers – not the Anna Wintours – who seem to be making the biggest splash on the web. his 2,000-word article explains how one successful style blogger was able monetize her website and ditch her day job in favor of full-time blogging.
Freelance Writing For A Living
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
An essential guide to starting and maintaining a freelance writing career. This must-read how-to buy freelance writer, editor, author and ghostwriter Mark Terry covers where to find jobs, the types of jobs available, how to determine pay, how to contact possible clients, how to treat it like a business and much more.
The Series Bible: Creation and Maintenance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
By Devon Ellington Keep the details of your created world consistent by creating & maintaining a functional series bible.
BROADCAST JOURNALISM POCKET CHECKLIST -- A daily guide for photographers and one man bands
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Once upon a time a person could specialize in reporting or shooting. Now, news directors want one person who can do it all. Journalism programs do a good job training young reporters, but usually fall short when it comes to the world behind the camera. This guide won’t make you a star overnight, but it will help you over the most difficult hurdles in the life of a photographer or MMJ.
How To Start Your Freelance Writing Career From Scratch: No money, No contacts, No problem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The complete freelance writing guide for new and aspiring writers who want to get their freelance writing career started, or improve their current performance, quickly and cost effectively.
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers offers an on-the-ground view of publishing with the use of inexpensive resources (after all, writers should make money off their writing, not pay for it!). Covering everything from how best to use a thesaurus to how to handle editor deadlines, its holistic perspective builds skills writers will use at every stage of their careers.
How to Break into Voiceover: Avoid Common Pitfalls and Learn Step-by-Step How to Succeed in Voiceover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Many aspiring voiceover artists go headlong into the voiceover business without knowing the ropes and end up wasting a lot of time and money. By reading this book, you'll learn the critical steps of breaking into the voiceover business and discover the keys to maintaining a long, successful career in voiceover.
52 Tips For Freelance Writers: A guide to simplifying and organizing your freelance writing life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
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Are you playing with a full deck of freelance writing tricks? Is there a trick you're missing, maybe? An ace you could be playing if only you knew about it? This freelance writing guide is for writers who want to organize and simplify their writing life. Learn all the tips and tricks that experienced freelance writers use to help them run their freelance writing businesses.
Write On: How to write and publish a book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
I have written 30+ books, video series, Ebooks and others. I published each by myself. I have experienced every problem that you could have and I tell you the easy way to do every step. I tell you how to find time to write, I cover the legal stuff like copyright and ISBNs. I tell you how to make a nice cover like this one without spending much money. I cover where to market your book.
This Little Writer Went to Market
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
For Christian writers who want to make money freelancing. Sections on greeting cards, magazines, anthologies, and online opportunities. Also a section on writing contests. Includes sample cover letters, as well as many links and resources to check out.
PR Basics in a Connected World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is for you if one of these scenarios fits: (1) you just inherited the PR function on top of your other responsibilities; (2) you are headed back into the PR job market after several years; (3) you want to acquire some PR savvy for a prospective new job; (4) you have a communications degree, but have never worked in PR; or (5) you are new to PR and want a few tips from a veteran.
Become a Freelance Writer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Many people would love to start working for themselves. Freelancing writing is a possibility for many but where do you start? This book gives you all the tips that I used to get started in the business of freelance writing and you can use them too. You can find out how to get your samples out there and scams to look out for to keep your work protected.