Be Your Own Literary Agent and Get Published

So you're one of 20 million Americans who want to write a book. If you've already written a manuscript, chances are you're looking for agent representation. In the past few years, as an editor and literary consultant for www.TheOmnibus.org, I've had the opportunity to read more than 1,000 book proposals.... Read More

How to Catch the Writing Bug

----------------------------------------------------------Permission is granted for the below article to forward,reprint, distribute, use for ezine, newsletter, website,offer as free bonus or part of a product for sale as longas no changes are made and the byline, copyright, and theresource box below is included. ---------------------------------------------------------- How to Catch the Writing Bug By Stephen... Read More

Keys to Characterisation

Far too many inexperienced writers create flat, stereotypical characters: the brave fireman, the damsel in distress, the strict schoolmistress. The best characters are those who evoke emotions within the reader ? fear, admiration, affection, laughter, horror? If the writer fails to make us care about the characters, no matter how... Read More

Balance Your Life

Balance your life ----------------------- Writing is a solitary task. Writing needs concentration and quiet.... Read More

Persisting With Bulldog Determination

Persisting With Bulldog Determination [Book excerpt from Successercising} by Rick Gettle © 2003-2004Ninety-five percent of all new businesses go out of business within the first five years or less.Why Do They Fail?There are many starters in life - but very few finish what they start. When the going gets tough,... Read More

Want to start a publishing revolution?

Calling all publishers, editors, journalists and freelance writers. It's time to breathe more life into your copy. Turn your articles into living pieces that spark measurable debate, get closer to your readers and engage their mind andsoul - we're talking revolution. As it was in the beginning Publishers have... Read More

Writing About Writing

What am I going to write about?Which topic is the best?Who is going to be interested in my article? You can ask yourself endless questions on 'what' is going to be the subject of your article. Don't despair! This is not a problem . Any topic will do, and a... Read More

Hunting for Markets Over the Holidays

Chances are, you'll be busy over the next several weeks. Between preparing for, celebrating, and unwinding from the holidays it may be difficult to maintain your regular writing routine. And if researching potential homes for your work is part of that routine-as it is for many of us who regularly... Read More

Boost Your Income With Trade Journals

Why would anyone want to write for trade journals? Aren't the topics are dry? Don't they require specialized knowledge? Not necessarily. You may want to consider trade journals to increase the potential market for your articles ? and for the money. Trade publications make up a significant portion of the... Read More

Recipe for a Style Guide

Wired Online has recently announced its plans to drop capitalization in internet, web, and net, but Wired Magazine continues to capitalize these words. Which should you do? For the most part, it's up to you. To ensure consistency on such tricky words, most editors will have a style guide. ... Read More

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Stone age clues to modern writing  The Vintage NewsGenevieve von Petzinger is studying European Ice Age rock art to earn her Ph.D. in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria in British.
Haruki Murakami: Writing in a parallel universe, connecting with a global readership  The Japan TimesThis is the seventh in a series on influential figures in the Heisei Era, which began in 1989 and will end when Emperor Akihito abdicates in April. In Heisei ...
Tom Taylor is Writing a Movie - No, Not Injustice Vs X-Men  Bleeding Cool NewsTom Taylor is one of the hardest working writers in comics and one of the least primadonnaish ones as well. He is happy to take on the projects that seem.
The Ultimate Guide to Writing Your First RFP Response — And Making it Kick Ass  Business 2 CommunityIf you're a small business owner embarking on your first response to an RFP (Request For Proposals), you're probably feeling both excited and apprehensive.
Carly Pearce Talks Writing Her Next Chapter  BasinsradioMarch marks Carly Pearce's second anniversary with her record label, Big Machine, and it's pretty incredible to look back on all she has accomplished in that ...
Writing Jayalalithaa’s biopic for Kangana Ranaut, says Vijayendra Prasad  Deccan ChronicleKangana Ranaut is set to play the iconic actor-turned-politician-turned Tamil Nadu's most worshipped Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. The biopic, probably entitled ...
Latoya Wakefield's passion for writing goes 'Back to Basics'  Jamaica GleanerWhatever you are passionate about, you should be doing it! Latoya Wakefield is passionate about many things, but one of the things she is most passionate ...
Dos and don'ts for writing a CV for academic jobs (opinion)  Inside Higher EdFor those of us who have been on the job market, who have secured tenure-track positions or who have been faculty members for a number of years, the ins and ...
MFA Alumnus Wins Prestigious Writing Prize  NC State College of EducationPoet Tyree Daye, who earned his Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from NC State in 2017, is one of 10 recipients of a 2019 Whiting Award, one of the largest ...
Vegan Journalist Who Was Threatened After Writing About Dairy To Share His Story  Plant Based NewsChas Newkey-Burden is best known in vegan circles for his viral Guardian article 'Dairy is scary. The public are waking up to the darkest part of farming'. He will ...
Del Marsh disputes reporting that he is writing a ‘tribe-friendly’ gambling bill  Yellowhammer NewsAlabama State Sen. Jim McClendon (R-Springville) offered a lottery bill that was declared a “clean bill,” but issues arose once it was proposed that it would allow ...
Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines 2 has bitten Chris Avellone  PC GamerChris Avellone, occasional human stretch goal and that guy who writes for all the RPGs you like, has confirmed that he has worked on Vampire: The ...
West Ham midfielder Wilshere not writing off England career  Tribal FootballWest Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere isn't writing off his England career.England began their European Qualifiers with an emphatic 5-0 win against Czech ...
Hollywood may say it's all for diversity, but TV writers tell a different story  Chicago TribuneSix months ago TV writer Amanda Idoko launched the #ShowUsYourRoom challenge, encouraging showrunners to post on social media group photos of their ...
Writing my way out of the gutter  The Irish TimesAuthor, film-maker and creator of The Writing Irish of New York on his fall and rise.
Column-writing in the Internet age is much better. And much worse.  The Boston GlobeIt is impossible to write these days without being aware of the online mob, ready to pounce.
Masha and Keith Gessen on Writing About Russia  The New YorkerBetween the two of them, the siblings Masha and Keith Gessen have written more than a dozen books and more than a thousand articles. Both live in New York.
Smriti Irani to Contest From Amethi Again, Says Writing on the Wall For Rahul Gandhi  News18Irani had unsuccessfully contested against Gandhi in the 2014 Lok Sabha election and had lost by around 1 lakh votes, but was seen to have put up a spirited ...
BW's Treefort 2019 Playlist: Reema Zaman and Writing as an Antidote to Female Silence  Boise WeeklyOnce all the doors into the former restaurant space in The Owyhee had been sealed, Reema Zaman started speaking—and even then, only to call for a moment ...
Hinds calls on students to report peers who use essay-writing services  The GuardianThe education secretary, Damian Hinds, has called on university students to report their peers if they suspect them of cheating as part of a government ...
4 Super Effective Strategies for Writing Copy for Social Media  Social Media TodayIt's no secret that social media can be a powerful platform for growing your community, as well as generating leads and sales. According to one survey of small ...
AVENGED SEVENFOLD Break Down The Writing And Logic Behind "Beast And The Harlot"  Metal Injection.netAvenged Sevenfold is resuming their Breakdown video series where they decompose their own songs and take a look at what really went into them. This time ...
Amy Hempel, a Writer With a Knack for Brevity, Returns With ‘Sing to It’  The Wall Street JournalSing to It,” by the award-winning writer Amy Hempel, is her first short-story collection in more than 10 years.
Enter this writing contest for a chance to win $500  The Review NewspaperHave you got “The Write Stuff?” That is the name of a writing competition that is currently underway, thanks to the Vankleek Hill Creating Centre. There are ...
Jordan Peterson: How to write an essay  Big ThinkThe best way to improve your thinking is to learn how to write, says Jordan Peterson. His ten-step process for writing an essay is time consuming, but the benefits ...
Macon Blair Writing and Directing 'The Toxic Avenger' Reboot for Legendary!  Bloody DisgustingWe learned late last year that Legendary Entertainment was developing a remake of Troma's The Toxic Avenger, and Variety reports tonight that Macon Blair i.
The Last Spider-Man Newspaper Strip Runs Today - Its Writer, Roy Thomas Looks Back  Bleeding Cool NewsRoy Thomas writes for Bleeding Cool, via his manager John Cimino, Sometime in the first few months of 2000, I dropped Stan Lee a line saying I'd love to.
‘We have an assembly line approach to writing about books’: Anjum Hasan on literary criticism  Scroll.inHow does a writer approach the art of reviewing books? An interview with an author who was also a literary editor.
Purdue professors criticize writing partnership with Chegg  Inside Higher EdPurdue professors say it is wrong for the university to work with Chegg, whose services they see as helping students cheat.
Male and female writers' media coverage reveals 'marked bias'  The GuardianThe Emilia Report, named after England's first published female poet, analysed the fortunes of writers of opposite sexes in the same market areas.
Tips for Writing a Novel  The New YorkerRiane Konc gives some humorous advice to writers working on a novel.
Why Writers Should Read Nonfiction  Book RiotEven if your book is about a far-off fantasy land, you need to read the relevant nonfiction. And yes, there is relevant nonfiction for you.
Plagiarize-Proof Your Writing Assignments  Faculty FocusThe way you design your writing assignments can help detect and correct writing issues before they evolve into serious academic conduct issues.
Stop writing love letters: Congress to PM Modi on Pakistan Day greetings  Economic TimesOfficial sources said Friday Modi sent a letter to Khan, greeting people of Pakistan on the eve of its National Day and highlighting the importance of a terror-free ...
Why Ben Simmons writing ‘Egg Boy’ on his sneakers is so important to Australians  SB NationBen Simmons sent a message Tuesday night when he wore a pair of pale yellow kicks and two words scrawled on them: “Egg Boy”. via @pjsteinfort · Simmons ...
Siri Hustvedt: ‘I’m writing for my life’  The GuardianShe has spent her life carving out a career as a writer of intellect in a world still dominated by men. Here, Siri Hustvedt talks about magic tricks, why you can't ...
The Philosophy of Creative Writing  lareviewofbooksJoseph Darda explores the confluence of new humanist philosophy and the rise of the creative writing MFA.
Some Advice to Robert Mueller on How to Finish That Big Writing Assignment  SlateWay back in the second-to-last week of February, a few outlets reported that Robert Mueller was on the verge of submitting a summary of his Trump-Russia ...
Are writers missing whisky's real stories?  Scotchwhisky.comRestaurant critic Jay Rayner gives Dave Broom food for thought on whisky writing.
Writing Group Party of One: A Day in the Life of 5 Writers | GradHacker  Inside Higher EdNeelofer Qadir will receive her PhD in English in May 2019 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Currently, she is a Research Associate at the Five ...
Jenny Wright leaves women's centre, pledges to keep working for gender equality  CBC.caThe former executive director says she's proud of her five years with the St. John's Status of Women Council and says she'll continue to be a voice for women.
Man secures crown for 2nd year in P.E.I. writing competition  CBC.caThe P.E.I. Writers' Guild has chosen it's winner for the 2019 Battle Tales writing competition — Islander Matthew MacKay has won first prize for a second year in ...
Rockport Ramblings: Poetry contest continues with writing workshop  Gloucester Daily TimesRockport Poetry's Paperless Poetry Contest continues with a student writing workshop this Saturday, March 23, at noon, at the Rockport Public Library, ...
Cuyahoga County inspector general recommends writing off taxpayer-backed loans with missing paperwork  cleveland.comCLEVELAND, Ohio - Cuyahoga County should eventually write off taxpayer-backed loans that can't be reconciled because the paperwork that would show the ...
Armenian Writing Found on New Zealand Shooter's Rifles  Armenian WeeklyYEREVAN—The rifle magazine of the gunman who is accused of killing 50 people at a New Zealand mosque last week had Armenian writing on it, according to ...
How to Be a Writer and Still Get Really, Really Rich  The CutGet That Money is an exploration of the many ways we think about our finances — what we earn, what we have, and what we want. As part of the series, we're ...
O'Rourke 'not … proud' of teenage murder fantasy writing  POLITICO'WASHINGTON, Iowa — Beto O'Rourke said Friday he is “not … proud” of fiction he wrote as teenager about murdering children, while acknowledging its ...
The Toughest Part About Writing a Rock Novel? The Lyrics  The New York TimesTaylor Jenkins Reid, author of “Daisy Jones & The Six” — about the breakup of an iconic 1970s band — admits that she struggled with songwriting.
Practicing what she teaches: UAB creative writing director Kerry Madden-Lunsford has new children’s book  Yellowhammer NewsKerry Madden-Lunsford first met Ernestine Upchurch more than a decade ago. It was just after the 2005 release of “Gentle's Holler,” the first of three young adult ...
Remembering Malayalam writer M Sukumaran a year after his passing  The News MinuteM Sukumaran did not go to receive the award that the Kendra Sahitya Akademi announced for him in 2006 for Chuvanna Chinnangal, a short story collection.
Mary Higgins Clark: Writing Off Loss  Wall Street JournalThe prolific Mary Higgins Clark used writing to get through grief before she became the 'Queen of Suspense' responsible for 51 books that sold 100 million ...
Havent written songs for Modi biopic: Javed Akhtar  Business StandardRead more about Haven't written songs for Modi biopic: Javed Akhtar on Business Standard. Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar on Friday denied writing songs for ...
Driver charged for writing ‘a cheque on the steering wheel’ in distracted-driving blitz: OPP  Global NewsNapanee OPP laid a total of 49 charges in and around Lennox and Addington during the OPP's provincewide distracted-driving blitz last week.
Tennessee Mountain Writers Conference is in Oak Ridge in April  Oak Ridge TodayTennessee Mountain Writers will celebrate their 31st Annual Conference with the theme “Just Write” from Thursday, April 4, to Saturday, April 6. The conference ...
Worlds of DC Flash star Ezra Miller is now co-writing The Flash movie script  DigitalSpy.comThe Worlds of DC franchise may have had a few wobbles over the years, but Aquaman is proof that while the Justice League movie might have under-performed ...
Essay writing contest commemorates acts of kindness by Newfoundlanders and Labradorians during 9-11  Northern PenAn organization in New York, with direct ties to Gander, is asking residents of this province and those affected by 9-11 to participate in a Loukoumi Make A ...
Creative Writing Workshops with Paul Lynch, Writer-in-Residence at Maynooth University  Leinster LeaderA series of creative writing workshops will take place at Kildare town library starting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 with Writer-in-Residence at Maynooth ...
Man harasses 59-year-old writer, booked  Times of IndiaPUNE: A man was booked on Wednesday for allegedly sending a lewd text message and an obscene clip to a 59-year-old woman writer on a social media plat.
Say hello to this photo of Tim Cook writing on an iPad that was made to be meme'd  MashableTwitter users are trolling Apple CEO Tim Cook after he posted a photo of himself writing "hello" on an iPad.
Minnesota teachers are taking initiative and writing a different kind of kid's book  Star TribuneTeachers and librarians say they want students to see themselves in books.
‘It’s about privilege’: Meck sheriff writing tickets in a wealthy area causes backlash  WBTVResidents in Cornelius were surprised last month on a Sunday afternoon to see a dozen Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office deputies writing tickets on Jetton ...
Housing Matters podcast: The ins and outs of writing an offer to purchase  Vancouver SunThis week's discussion is about the process of writing an offer to purchase and acceptance of that offer.
Why literature needs the Nobel restoration to work  The HinduEarlier this month when the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm announced that there would be two prizes of literature announced this year, the surprise was not ...
Alta. hiker rescued after writing SOS in snow  CTV NewsAn Edmonton hiker was rescued from Pinto Lake after authorities noticed an SOS signal written in the snow.
Talk about the big news from GDC with TechCrunch writers  TechCrunchThe Game Developers Conference concludes today in San Francisco but that doesn't mean our coverage is over. TechCrunch writer Lucas Matney and Extra ...
Twenty One Pilots Singer Says He's Writing for Next Album  LoudwireDid you like the direction of Twenty One Pilots' Trench album? It appears that the duo aren't quite done thematically with where that album took them. In a new ...
The writing of this AI is so human that its creators are scared to release it  CBC.caA new text generator driven by artificial intelligence is apparently so good that its creators have decided not to make it publicly available. The tool was created by ...
Thumbs up, down: Farewell to a frequent writer of Thumbs, Evan Mintz  Houston Chronicle [Thumbs twiddled] In the movie Jurassic Park, Jeff Goldblum's character Dr. Ian Malcolm shares a profound revelation: scientists were “so preoccupied with ...
Enchanted forests: the women shaking up nature writing  The GuardianThe worlds of conservation and nature writing are overwhelmingly white and male. But the Forestry Commission is taking steps to change all that.
The four times I have lied in 42 years writing this column  Spectator.co.ukGstaad As Emperor Maximilian told his convulsed-by-tears servants as he was about to be executed by the Mexicans: 'Who knew?' Last week the owner of the…
3fe coffee guru Colin Harmon is writing book number two after opening cafe number five  Fora.ieCOLIN HARMON, THE founder of coffee group 3fe, is writing a follow-up to his debut book on the cafe industry after launching several translations of the first title.
Writer putting it all together  Otago Daily TimesScott Elmegreen has been telling stories all his life, so it's no wonder he has made a career out of it. The American writer tells Rebecca Fox about the importance ...
Confession letter written over 30 years ago in Van Buren cold case, documents reveal  WSBT-TVNew details uncovered in the arrest of a man connected to a 1986 Van Buren County homicide show the suspect wrote a confession letter more than 30 years ...
AnandTech Call for Writers: 2019  AnandTechThe Call for Writers is something of an annual tradition over here at AnandTech. As anyone who follows the site knows very well, the list of things we have to ...
‘We have heard your call’: Gulzar replies to Javed Akhtar’s stirring poem asking writers to speak up  Scroll.in“Will there be singing in the dark times. Yes there will be songs of the dark times.” In this short poem with three verses, Gulzar responds to Javed Akhtar's ...
Gary Cohn is writing a memoir of his career, including his tenure in the Trump White House  CNBCFormer National Economic Council director Gary Cohn is in the early stages of writing a memoir that will highlight large portions of his career including his tenure ...
Could AI replace human writers?  Financial TimesThe books of SB Ekhad had been on the bestseller lists for months. Readers were clamouring to find out more about the elusive author. So there was a huge ...
SXSW 2019: Nina Dobrev on Women in the Workplace and Writing Rom-Coms  WWDNina Dobrev lands in Austin *fresh* from Paris and the Oscars to chat her new film "Run This Town" and why she wants to bring back rom-coms.
Are women still not free to talk of sexuality? Malayalam writer CS Chandrika asks  The News MinuteDuring a book reading of her work 'Pranayakamasoothram-Aayiram Ummakal', writer CS Chandrika spoke of how people are still trapped in the clutches of a ...
Hennessy New Irish Writing: February 2019's winning poems  The Irish TimesMobile Library by Mark Ward; Tangerine in December by Derek Coyle; Fists by Steve Denehan.
"Voting For YSR Congress Like Writing Death Warrant": Chandrababu Naidu  NDTV NewsAndhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party chief, Chandrababu Naidu stepped up his offensive on YSR Congress at an election campaign in ...
Shoppers are writing love letters to £18 MOP they claims can clean the ‘whole house in 15 minutes’  The SunThis genius invention allows users to control the amount of liquid used to clean the floor... *sold*
Palestinian writer has fingers smashed in Gaza beating  The GuardianA UK publisher has condemned an attack by masked men in Gaza on a Palestinian writer and political figure, Atef Abu Saif, accusing the assailants of ...
Penn prof. Buzz Bissinger hosts student writer's residency in Pacific Northwest home  The Daily PennsylvanianOver spring break, College senior Sabrina Qiao was holed up in an isolated cottage near Astoria, Oregon working on her creative writing honors thesis.
Fire Pro Wrestling World Is Getting A New DLC Written by Suda51 Titled 'The Vanishing'  SiliconeraGoichi “Suda51” Suda is known for No More Heroes, killer7, and more, but he actually started out on the Fire Pro Wrestling series, and he's back with a new ...
Jose Mourinho denies writing leaked 2005/06 Barcelona scouting report  GIVEMESPORTJose Mourinho has strongly denied that a leaked Chelsea scouting report on Barcelona was compiled by him. During the weekend, extraordinary tactical ...
Profanity written on Cape Coral Jeep one day after it was keyed with "F U"  NBC2 NewsCAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police are increasing patrols after one car owner just can't seem to catch a break. Follow this story to get email or text alerts ...
Five things to do once you have written your will  Moneycontrol.comHere are a few steps you must take to ensure that your will delivers as per you wish.
Eliza Leslie: The Most Influential Cookbook Writer of the 19th Century  Mental FlossLiterature was Eliza Leslie's passion, but her high-quality, distinctly American recipes were her bread and butter.
The Case for the Full Stack Digital Writer  Search Engine JournalYou're scrolling through your feed and stop at an article title that piques your interest. “How to Create Great Digital *Content*”. What would you expect to find if you ...
Three Novels Take Readers Deep Inside the Writer’s Life  The New York TimesAmit Chaudhuri's narrator wanders Mumbai while João Gilberto Noll's loses himself in London. And Monique Schwitter's? She's adrift among a dozen past loves.
Arts and culture funding the focus of letter-writing campaign  CBC.caWithout government funding, arts and culture programs wouldn't be able to survive, and with a bleak economic outlook for Newfoundland and Labrador, two arts ...
Irish writer wins $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize  The Irish TimesDanielle McLaughlin gives her reaction to her huge success and reveals her next project.
We're hiring: Come work for Nieman Lab as a staff writer  Nieman Journalism Lab at HarvardWe have an opening for a staff writer here at Nieman Lab. If you're interested, apply over here! The job's pretty easy to describe: You see all the stories on this ...
Paradigm Signals It Won't Sign Writers' Code of Conduct In Note to Clients (Exclusive)  Hollywood ReporterParadigm Talent Agency sent a message to its clients defending his firm and the need for packaging revenue, as negotiations with the Writers Guild proceeded ...
Brain region discovered that only processes spoken, not written words: Study of rare dementia shows selective attack on areas of brain  Science DailyPatients in a new study were able to comprehend words that were written but not said aloud. They could write the names of things they saw but not verbalize ...
Family farewell 'determined, energetic and intelligent' Nelson writer  Stuff.co.nz'Immensely talented' Nelson writer farewelled by family after a 10-year battle with a brain injury.
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