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Legal Matters
By Stephen Goldin
Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 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 fair use and permissions for quotes, obscenity, libel and invasion of privacy, writers' wills and estates, and public lending rights.
Dealing with Editors
By Stephen Goldin
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.
Marketing Your Work
By Stephen Goldin
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.
The Mechanics of Submission
By Stephen Goldin
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.
Rights and Copyrights
By Stephen Goldin
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
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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.
A Career in Writing
By Stephen Goldin
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.
Writing for Content Mills:Power-up Your Writing Career
By Maryan Pelland
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.
ChicagoWriter's Guide to Writing Jobs
By Mary Ellen Waszak
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Being a Chicago Writer is not about latitude, it's about attitude. We're smart, talented, hard-working, and determined to succeed. And in the global marketplace, our skills can be put to work across town, across the country, or across the world. Showcases 46 jobs for writers, including educational requirements, salary ranges, and support. The most complete guide to writing jobs on the market.