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The 13 Most Common Mistakes New Freelancers Make and How to Fix Them
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Want to get into freelance writing? It's a great career, but if you jump in without doing your homework first it could give you headaches. New writers make the same mistakes without realizing it, and the costs to their careers quickly adds up. Inside this guide, you'll learn how to avoid low balling your freelancing fees, working for free, suffering from an incompatible work schedule, and
How To Write and more importantly How To Be A Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Reflections on writing from a writer's notebook.
Freelance Writing For A Living
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: 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.
Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 ยท Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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"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
Knock Your Block Off!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: 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.
Magazine Contracts and Permissions
Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: 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.
The Cheap Retreat Workbook
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Categories: 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!
Dealing with Editors
Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: 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
Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: 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
Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: 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.