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Top Ten Tips for Becoming a Better Writer
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This Special Report guides the writer to actions that can make him or her a better writer. These actions concern the craft of writing and self-understanding as a writer.
A Career in Writing
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: May 25, 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 finances, work habits, pen names, and other points an author should seriously consider before starting a career in writing.
Rights and Copyrights
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 25, 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 different kinds of rights an author can license, as well as the basic ins and outs of copyright law in the United States.
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.
Marketing Your Work
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,580. 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 how an author should narrow the field of potential markets, and the criteria to use when making his submission list for each work.
Dealing with Editors
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: June 5, 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 how to maintain good relations with magazine and book editors, and how to go about negotiating the terms of sales to your publishers.
The Cheap Retreat Workbook
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Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
I love the idea of a writing retreat, to travel to exotic locations for inspiration and encouragement. If I could escape the family, my job, the housework, all the distractions of my life, I could create my best work. I didn’t have the cash to finance a get away of great expectations, so I stopped complaining and created my own Cheap Retreat using stuff I found around the house. You can too!
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.
Knock Your Block Off!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Knock Your Block Off! is a psychological approach for beating writer's block. It is full of writing insights and tips. When you understand your writing process, a block becomes a signpost. Realizing how thoughts flow or are censured means you sidestep the frustration of feeling blocked, and stay in the flow.
Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 ยท Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"a delight, a wise and warm book on overcoming the perils of trying to write."—Gabriele Rico, author of Writing the Natural Way "smart, funny, memorable, wise, engaging...most important, it is all stuff that works"—Howard S. Becker, author of Writing for Social Scientists "a gift to writers at all levels—Penny Raife Durant, award-winning author