writing career

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How to Write an Author Bio When You’ve Never Been Published

Learning how to write your author bio – even if you’ve never been published – may be easier than you think. It’s a classic writer’s conundrum: you can’t sell your articles to magazine editors because you haven’t been published yet, and you can’t get published because you haven’t sold any articles yet! I get it. I’ve been there. And I got […]

How to Get Published

Whether you want to publish a short story, article, novel, or nonfiction book – you’ll need to write a query letter. These tips on how to get published revolve around the single most important letter you’ll ever write. Do you know how to write a query letter? Learn from the experts in Writer’s Market: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published. You’ll […]

10 Careers for Writers Who Want to Make Money

Not all writers are starving! This list of writing careers will help you find the right niche and show you how you can make money as a writer. Finding the right career can be challenging for a beginning writer, but there are a surprising number of options to explore. The Well-Fed Writer: Financial Self-Sufficiency as a Commercial Freelancer in Six […]

You Want to Be a Writer? How to Get Started

The first step is to say “I want to be a writer” out loud. The second step is to move forward with these tips for starting a writing career. Don’t limit yourself to reading blogs and websites about writing. Read books such as If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit by Brenda Ueland. Dig into as many […]

Job Boards for Freelance Writers

Here’s a list of the ten best job boards for freelance writers, from a blogger who knows how difficult it can be to find writing work! The groundwork is done; all you need to do is visit these writing sites and find work. Before the tips, a quip: “The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new […]

Are You Ready for a Writing Career? 4 Tips for Freelancers

These tips for a successful freelance career are from a working writer, who admits that freelancing can be frustrating and nerve-wracking! If you’re curious about running a freelance business – or want to kick your career up a notch – check out Anna Miller’s four tips for successful writers… Before her tips, a quip: “…everything in life is writable if you have […]