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Eight Proven Steps To Write, Publish, Promote And Profit From A Book

Anyone can write a book, but almost nobody does. It’s hard.<p>If you choose to write a book — as well as publish, promote and profit from it — understand two things: First, it’s going to be a slog, so you’ll need to be mentally prepared. Second, most authors tend to throw the literary equivalent of …

Writing

8 Agents Looking for Horror Writers

1. Maria Vicente (P.S. Literary)<p>Maria holds a B.A. in English Literature from Carleton University and a B.Ed. from the University of Western …

34 Writing Contests in May 2018 — No entry fees

34 Writing Contests in May 2018 — No entry fees<p>There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in May, some with substantial prizes.<p>As always, …

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Kurt Vonnegut’s Rules for Writers

How To Apply Them to Non-Fiction Writing<p>“My reason for writing is unfortunately in line with Hitler’s and Stalin’s: I think writers should serve …

How to Use Foreshadowing Like a Master Storyteller

Foreshadowing is a task writers have to approach with the same careful precision they use when threading a needle. It’s not always easy, but when …

Creative Writing

On Writing Books and Getting Published

It’s one of the questions I get asked most frequently: “I want to write a book and get published. What advice do you have?”Sometimes the questioners …

Writing

Vonnegut's 8 Rules for the Short Story

1. Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted.2. Give the reader at least one character he or …

Kurt Vonnegut

Watch: Here's a Workflow That Will Help Make Your Audio Sound Better

Working with audio in post can be tricky, but this guide will take you through the process step-by-step.<p>Filmmaking is a complex art form with many …

Filmmaking

This Cheat Sheet Contains All the Walkie-Talkie Lingo You Should Know on Set

Don't know anything about walkie codes and radio etiquette? That's okay, this infographic will help bring you up to speed.<p>Unless you've worked on a …

Walkie-talkies

How this legendary hip-hop producer humanized a machine

J Dilla made his MPC3000 musical.<p>There's a halo of reverence around J Dilla, a producer and beatmaker from Detroit who created some of the most fascinating and influential beats in hip-hop history. Before he passed away in 2006, J Dilla worked with countless artists and producers — from Erykah Badu …

30 Tips that Help You Become an In-Demand Freelance Writer - Copyblogger

You may or may not know that I haven’t always been Copyblogger’s editor.<p>For many years, I was a Copyblogger reader. I didn’t know Brian. I didn’t …

Places to Find Telecommuting Freelance Writing Jobs

Freelance Writing Jobs for Telecommuting<p>Updated August 11, 2017<p>This growing list of freelance writing jobs and telecommuting jobs websites is the …

5 Websites that Pay Writers $100+ Per Post

If you want to get published online, here are five potential websites that may have a need for your writing. Included is a variety of websites. If …

Writing

7 Things to Do Before You Submit Your Screenplay Anywhere

Whether they’re submitting it to competitions, production companies, agents, managers, studios or talent, screenwriters need to go through a …

Writing

How To Write A Book For Kindle About Your Expertise Or Passion

No matter who you are or what you do, you should write a book.It’s more important now than it has ever been.Why?Because digital communication is …

Writing

Writing And Editing Fiction: 7 Things To Fix In Your First Self-Edit

<i>Writing a book is a process and it can be broken down into parts.</i> <i>There’s the idea gathering and then creative outpouring of the first draft when you</i> …

Writing

How to Write Something That People Will Actually Read

This story originally appeared on Help Scout<p>"As for how to write well,” writes Paul Graham, “here’s the short version: Write a bad version 1 as fast as you can; rewrite it over and over; cut out everything unnecessary.”<p>It’s all too easy to follow his first piece of advice and then neglect to follow …

Creative Writing