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

In The News:

On Baseball Writing  Viva El BirdosLet's get this out of the way upfront — this article isn't going to be about the Cardinals, at least not really. I'm more of a peripheral writer here than anything else at ...
The Hazards of Writing While Female  The AtlanticThe commentary on Sally Rooney's “sensuous lips” demonstrates that women writers still struggle to be taken seriously.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: What I Learned Writing for 'Veronica Mars'  Hollywood ReporterKareem Abdul-Jabbar reflects on his recent stint as a new television scribe on 'Veronica Mars.'
‘It Frees You Up': Robin Thede on Writing With Other Black Women  TheWrap"A Black Lady Sketch Show" was a breath of *fresh* air for comedy writers who found themselves tokenized in other writers rooms.
The benefits of writing  Times of IndiaThe practice of writing regularly not just helps to clear mental clutter, but can even help improve relationships! Every time my father scolded me as a child, ...
Airport worker fired after writing ‘You Ugly’ note to traveler  WFLAAn airport security worker is out of a job because of a two-word message she wrote on a piece of paper.
The word is out: Val McDermid selects Britain's 10 most outstanding LGBTQ writers  The GuardianThe bestselling crime writer has nominated her favourite queer and trans authors and poets as part of a showcase celebrating the best in British writing.
Bebe Rexha and Other Artists Who Started Out Writing Songs for Other People  Showbiz Cheat SheetYou might be surprised to find out that there is a sizable amount of musicians on the radio whose first initiation into the industry was just writing music.
BY THE BOOK: My writing began with an apology letter in high school  Daily NationDavid Ikanyi is the author of an anthology called a Thief of Insanity.
Adam Goodes and writing a new Australia  The Saturday PaperThere are those people who can get away with saying things others dare only to think. That's Gilbert McAdam. The former AFL player has a cheeky glint in his ...
Phoebe Waller-Bridge says she is writing new feature film and plans to direct it  The GuardianFleabag and Killing Eve creator says she 'blatantly will end up' acting in her film.
A 10-step guide to being an Irish writer  The Irish TimesEmigrating, swearing and competitiveness are among author Rosemary Jenkinson's tips.
Eyes on BBI team as it starts writing the handshake report  The Star, KenyaThe BBI team, on Friday last week started writing its report.
'Easy Rider' star and writer Peter Fonda has died at age 79  CNBCPeter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right both writing and starring in counterculture classics like "Easy Rider," has ...
Woman fired by Montreal Pride after writing report critical of its ties with city's black communities  CBC.caSophia Sahrane says she was fired less than an hour after submitting a report that concluded Montreal Pride wasn't doing enough to reach out to black queer ...
"Writing Future Chapters" Fantasy of Lights Fundraiser Planned  WHMIA new fundraiser is planned to help support and enhance the Fantasy of Lights parade in downtown Howell for years to come. The fundraiser – Writing Future ...
'Beautiful Beara is the star of my new book' - crime writer Alex Barclay on how move to isolated West Cork has informed her writing  Independent.ieThe windswept, rugged terrain of the Beara Peninsula is a far cry from the bustle of Dublin city. Yet for Alex Barclay, the former magazine editor-turned-crime ...
Robert Macfarlane finally wins Wainwright nature writing prize  The GuardianUnderland was the author's fourth work to be shortlisted, and judges decided unanimously that the 'claustrophobic thriller of sorts' was his best.
Kentucky Sports Radio host writing anti-McConnell book | TheHill  The HillKentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones, who is rumored to be considering a bid to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), is writing a book ...
Internet Slang Is More Sophisticated Than It Seems  The AtlanticA new book argues that informal online communication is sometimes more advanced than even the most elegant prose.
Is the Internet Making Writing Better?  The New YorkerKaty Waldman reviews the linguist Gretchen McCulloch's book “Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language,” about how the Internet and ...
Queensland drought-ravaged community needs request in writing for government help  ABC NewsQueensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has vowed she will not allow families to run out of drinking water during a visit to the drought-ravaged Granite Belt, ...
At the British Library, Writing Is a Work of Art  The New YorkerLauren Collins on an exhibition that features plenty of handwriting, as well as printing, typing, tattooing, and other graphical representations of speech.
Writing Faster Python with Functions, Lists, and More  Dice InsightsPython is a great language that's easy to learn (just keep in mind: "always indent after colons"), but it's also possible that your written code ends up.
5 Ways Your Business Will Benefit From You Writing a Book  EntrepreneurSearching for a few key indicators will help you know if writing a book will benefit your business.
I'm Nicky Bandini – and I'm still a sports writer  The GuardianFor 13 years I have written under a different name. Today I am coming out as transgender, but my love of storytelling remains. Nicky Bandini. Fri 16 Aug 2019 ...
The most influential American author of her generation, Toni Morrison's writing was radically ambiguous  The Conversation AUToni Morrison, who has died aged 88, was the most influential and studied American author of her generation. Born as Chloe Wofford in Ohio in 1931, she ...
Why Writing Captain Marvel Scenes Was Weird For Avengers: Endgame Writers  Cinema BlendReporting on movies, television, video games, and pop culture CINEMABLEND is the go-to source for today's plugged-in generation.
Deciphering Harappan script: Most mysterious writing in the world  The Financial ExpressFor many years, researchers on the Harappan scripts have been applying statistical data to show the frequent clustering of certain symbols that tend to imply ...
Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks to Jesmyn Ward About Writing Fiction, Reparations, and the Legacy of Slavery  Vanity FairWith his groundbreaking nonfiction works, Ta-Nehisi Coates emerged as our most vital public intellectual. Now, his debut novel, The Water Dancer, takes him to ...
Proper.: I Spent the Winter Writing Songs About Getting Better | Review  PitchforkThe Brooklyn band's explosively verbal, shapeshifting, and snarky emo-pop explores how intersectional identities move within predominantly white spaces.
Writing Women Back Into Existence  Ms. Magazine“Where are all the men?” It's the most common question I hear from readers of my new novel, A People's History of Heaven, and it's not an unreasonable one.
Writer Joanna Schroeder On Preventing Teenage Boys From Turning To Hate  NPRWhite teenage boys are being exposed via social media to groups peddling hate. NPR's Scott Simon asks Joanna Schroeder how she talks to her kids about ...
Mockery of democracy: Over 200 writers, activists write on Kashmir situation  India TodayThe writers and activists said that the government has made a mockery of the democracy by splitting Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.
The Israeli Children’s Book Writer Who Became a Witch  The New York TimesThe illustrator and graphic novelist Rutu Modan offers a homage to Leah Goldberg, one of Israel's most celebrated poets and children's authors.
Portland-Based “Simpsons” Writer and Fast Food Critic Bill Oakley Finally Has a Sandwich Named After Him—and Yes, It Involves Steamed Hams  Willamette WeekIn case you weren't aware, Portland is home to the country's preeminent fast food critic. He also happened to be involved in writing and producing some of the ...
The radio comedy writer now taking to the stage himself  GazetteIT'S one thing to stand on a stage and tell jokes or anecdotes you consider funny enough to amuse a crowd.
Meghan Markle is writing her first kids book believed to be about her beloved rescue dogs  The SunMEGHAN is writing her first book and plans to become a published author. The Sun can reveal the likely bestseller will be a work of fiction not based on her life ...
Novelist’s innovative startup, like Boise’s The Cabin, nurtures our next generation of writers  Idaho StatesmanDave Eggers' startup 826 Valencia has tutoring centers helping young writers in underserved areas in many cities. Its mission mirrors the great work that Boise's ...
Kate Holmquist obituary: ‘Luminous’ writer who became a voice of the voiceless  The Irish TimesHolmquist 'brought a freshness of voice as well as a degree of edginess' to the pages of The Irish Times.
Sanders adviser criticizes press for 'writing off' campaign  vtdigger.orgJeff Weaver, senior adviser to Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign. Creative Commons photo. Sen. Bernie Sanders' senior adviser criticized the ...
BBC Buys ‘Vienna Blood’ Crime Thriller Series from ‘Sherlock’ Writer (EXCLUSIVE)  VarietyThe BBC has snapped up “Vienna Blood,” the Austrian-set crime thriller based on the best-selling Liebermann novels by Frank Tallis.
What I learned writing about climate change and the US south for a year  The GuardianI crisscrossed a region – my own – that is mired in a culture of denial and delay. The conversation on the climate crisis has not changed fast enough.
This 'Good Place' Writer Is Begging for an Emmy (Guest Column)  Hollywood Reporter'The Good Place' writer Megan Amram is hell-bent on winning an Emmy, and she's OK if that means inspiring the TV Academy to change rules and flirting with ...
‘The Stand’: Stephen King Writing “Continuation” To The Book For CBS All Access Limited Series Adaptation – TCA  DeadlineStephen King's post-apocalyptic horror classic The Stand had been adapted for television before with the 1994 ABC miniseries. But CBS All Access' upcoming ...
Borderlands 3 Writers Tease The Future of The Series  Comicbook.comBorderlands 3 won't be the last game in the series when it hits PS4, Xbox One, and PC next month, according to its lead writers. Further, while it's going to tie up ...
NYPD officer accused of writing fake summonses to car owned by girlfriend's ex  WABC-TVAn NYPD officer is accused of writing fake summonses to the car owned by his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend.
New York Restaurateur Keith McNally of Balthazar Is Writing a Memoir  Eater NYOne of New York City's most successful restaurateurs is picking up the pen. Keith McNally, the man behind hits like Balthazar, Minetta Tavern, and Pastis, ...
Surgeon, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full  The GuardianProfessor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longer.
UNC blog Tar Heel Blog is hiring writers  Tar Heel BlogIf you're reading this, we're assuming you love UNC and the community we've built here at Tar Heel Blog. Here's your shot to become a bigger part of this ...
Meeting Writers and Artists  The New York TimesBenefits were held for the East Hampton Library and Guild Hall.
Writers near and far  Philippine StarThe death of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison was an occasion for grief for the writing community the world over.
‘How We Weep for Our Beloved’: Writers and Thinkers Remember Toni Morrison  The New York TimesGenerations of authors, editors and other artists and luminaries pay tribute to “the greatest chronicler of the American experience that we have ever known.”
'Easy Rider' star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79  KSFYActor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic 'Easy ...
The story of Indian democracy written in blood and betrayal  The Indian ExpressThere are times in the history of a republic when it reduces itself to jackboot. Nothing more and nothing less. We are witnessing that moment in Kashmir. But this ...
How Annie Lennox Helped 'Guide' Daughter Lola Writing Songs & Singing for Discovery's Serengeti  PEOPLE.comCatch new episodes of 'Serengeti' every Sunday at 8pm ET on The Discovery Channel.
Bryan Magee, philosopher, writer and broadcaster, 1930-2019  Financial TimesCareers such as Bryan Magee's are rare. He made a living as, sometimes simultaneously, a writer, broadcaster, university lecturer and member of the British ...
Football Journalist Nicky Bandini Comes Out As Trans: ‘I Have Written My Last Article Under the Name Paolo Bandini’  TheWrapCelebrated football journalist Nicky Bandini came out as transgender via Twitter on Friday. Bandini specializes in European and American football.
Freelance article writer job with Slalom LLC | 402075  mediabistro.comThe Slowdown—a Medium publication dedicated to design, business, and technology—is seeking *fresh* perspectives from freelance writers. We especially love ...
Latino actors, writers pen 'letter of solidarity' amid fears  cleveland.comActresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to ...
10 step guide to being an Irish writer, deepfakes, college study tips and more  The Irish TimesNews, views and opinions from Student Hub contributors and Irish Times writers.
'Black Widow' Writer Jac Schaeffer Isn't Scared to Make the Fanboys Mad  InverseJac Schaeffer, lead writer for Marvel's standalone 'Black Widow' movie (release date: May 1, 2020), says she wasn't a huge superhero fan before starting to work ...
Kumkum Bhagya written update, August 16, 2019: Abhi and Pragya receive bravery award for social work  Times of IndiaIn the latest episode of Kumkum Bhagya, Aaliya tells Disha to prove that she will not steal Purab from her. She blames Disha and keeps taunting.
Red Sox honor family of late Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo  The Boston GlobeCafardo's grandchildren threw out ceremonial first pitches in a ceremony prior to Friday's game.
Bigg Boss Tamil 3 Day 53, Written Update: Vivatha Medai Task Brings Out The Worst In Contestants  NDTV NewsAll hell broke loose in Bigg Bosshouse on the 53rd day. Madhumitha was seen raising an issue that the male contestants of the house are dominating the girls.
New Orleans writers to honor Toni Morrison with a free reading Aug. 25: 'She touched so many lives'  The AdvocateI know Toni Morrison was extremely important and influential to me as a writer. I just genuinely love her work and felt like she reinvented the novel every time ...
Writer Predicts Humiliating Fox News-Related Way It Will End For Donald Trump  HuffPostDonald Trump's presidency will end in disgrace with his staunchest defenders turning on him, a writer has predicted in a blistering new opinion piece. Windsor ...
Mary Kenny: 'In our summertime revisiting of writers of yesteryear: Honor Tracy, who once convulsed Ireland in controversy'  Independent.ieHonor Tracy wasn't Irish, but she resided in Ireland for long periods, and once played a controversial role in Irish life and letters, which brought her renown, ...
National Review Is Hiring News Writers  National ReviewNational Review is looking for two full-time news writers to join our News Department and work out of our New York City office. The ideal candidate would be a ...
Evangelical Writer Joshua Harris Announces Separation From His Wife Of 20 Years  NPRPastor Joshua Harris, who jump-started the "purity culture" movement, has announced that he and his wife are separating after 20 years of marriage. How might ...
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah written update August 16, 2019: Anjali, Babita and others tie ‘Rakhi’ to  Times of IndiaIn the latest episode of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Tapu Sena performs their act and then Iyer hoists the flag. Gokuldham residents sing the nat.
A Writer’s Bare Necessities  The Wall Street JournalVirginia Woolf's 'A Room of One's Own' endures as a reminder that writing, for all its elevated aura, is the work of a human being—a person enmeshed in the ...
Bigg Boss Tamil 3, episode 54, August 16, 2019, written update: Kavin and Kasthuri Shankar get into an ug  Times of IndiaIn the latest episode of Bigg Boss Tamil 3, while having a detailed chat with Tharshan, Cheran tries to resolve the differences between Madhumitha and ...
Letter: Writers get it wrong on gun-control issue  Reading EagleAs a gun owner, I value my right to bear arms. As a member of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, I am working with a group of wonderful moms ...
Producer/writer of 'The Simpsons' Al Jean responds to BTS V's request to be 'Drawn like a Simpson'  allkpopARMYs and their quest to "Simpson-ify" BTS member V has reached the eyes and ears of 'The Simpsons' producer and writer, Al Jean!Back on…
Ask Amy: Wife’s assignment gives husband writer’s block  The Washington PostDear Amy: For almost 30 years, I've been married to an eloquent, thoughtful writer whose every written word is carefully chosen. He turns mundane subjects into ...
Writer SL Bhyrappa to open Mysuru Dasara  Deccan HeraldAward-winning Kannada writer SL Bhyrappa has been chosen to inaugurate the popular Mysuru Dasara festival, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa ...
Philadelphia Eagles: One NFL writer proposes an all-time bad trade   Inside the IgglesOne of the NFL's best writers just proposed what would wind up being the worst trade in the history of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Some changes for our writers  South Side SoxThe bulk of the masthead is moving to South Side Hit Pen.
Toni Morrison, Remembered By Writers  The New YorkerGeorge Saunders, Mary Karr, Jacqueline Woodson, Annette Gordon-Reed, and Alexander Chee commemorate the author Toni Morrison and the expansive ...
£13m written off the value of public stake in BiFab  BBC NewsThe value of the taxpayers' stake in the mothballed BiFab fabrication yards has been slashed by £13m. BiFab's yards in Methil and Burntisland are currently ...
The 15 Best Survival Books Ever Written  Outdoor Life MagazineOne of these 15 books just might save your life some day. Check out survival expert Tim MacWelch's roundup of the best survival books ever written.
Adrian San Miguel: I couldn't have written a better script  MARCA.comIt's been an enthralling nine days for goalkeeper Adrian. Only recently, the stopper was without a club and training at UD Pilas is the lower divisions. Now, the ...
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai August 13, 2019 written update: Kartik finally meets Naira  India TodayNaira gets locked in a room where nitrogen is leaking. Kartik sees Kairav's mother missing while he is about to go inside the operation theatre. He talks to Lisa ...
Prediction Time: CFL.ca writers make their Week 10 picks  CFL.caTORONTO — Whereas Week 9 saw picks be a little more divisive, Week 10 is a completely different story. The CFL.ca writers have selected the Winnipeg Blue ...
The new book magazine with 30,000 words per issue – written entirely by one man  New StatesmanTo produce each issue of Strong Words, which contains around a hundred book reviews, Ed Needham works seven days a week, with just one Sunday off in ...
Ex-NFL WR Roscoe Parrish arrested, charged with authoring written threats to kill  USA TODAYFormer NFL wide receiver Roscoe Parrish was arrested in Florida this week after allegedly leaving threatening messages at his ex-girlfriend's apartment, ...
Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text  The GuardianStudy funded by Facebook aims to improve communication with paralysed patients.
What Americans Do Now Will Define Us Forever  The AtlanticIf multiracial democracy cannot be defended in America, it will not be defended elsewhere.
Minutes Before El Paso Killing, Hate-Filled Manifesto Appears Online  The New York TimesNineteen minutes before the first 911 call alerted the authorities to a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Tex., a hate-filled, anti-immigrant manifesto ...
Vikings season 6 spoilers: Major death revealed as writer drops big clue?  ExpressVIKINGS season six is set to return soon, but ahead of its launch writer Michael Hirst has dropped a huge clue over the fate of one the show's beloved ...
Why Paul McCartney couldn't believe that he'd actually written “Yesterday”  New StatesmanSome think that ideas are out there, waiting for the right recipient. If one is bestowed upon you, either work on it or accept it may move on to someone else.
'NCIS' 17: Are the Writers Setting up Mark Harmon's Exit?  Showbiz Cheat SheetEvidence suggests that the 'NCIS' writing are prepping for Mark Harmon's departure. See the major clues here.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah written update August 14, 2019: Bhide and Jethalal get into a fight once  Times of IndiaIn the latest episode of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Bhide and Madhavi rejoice as their tickets to Ratnagiri are booked by Jethalal. Bhide goes to ...
Goat with Allah written on it goes on sale for Rs 8 lakh ahead of Bakr-Id  India TodayOwner of the goat Mohammad Nizamuddin said, "We spend Rs 800 on it [goat] daily, much more than we spend on us. It weighs 95 kg."
Spain’s Most Celebrated Writer Believes the Fascist Past Is Still Present  The New York TimesGeneralissimo Francisco Franco, one of the few Fascist dictators to die peacefully in his bed, imposed himself on Spain for so long that many came to fear he ...
MII agrees to live weighing and written confirmation of quotes  AgrilandAgreement in principle has been reached by Meat Industry Ireland (MII) on two of the three sticking points encountered in the beef talks.
Why Does Writing Suck?  The CutBeth Rapp Young is an associate English professor at the University of Central Florida who studies writers and procrastination. She explains that writing feels so ...
Trailer for 'Zeroville' Sees a Return for Writer/Director James Franco  PajibaYup, James Franco is back, apparently. Remember how he went away a couple of years ago because of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct? Well, as is ...
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai August 5, 2019 written update: Goenkas in for a shock at Kartik-Vedika's mehendi  India TodayKartik recalls Aditya's words. He recalls all things related to Kairav that reminded him of Naira. Meanwhile, Naira is stranded on the road as tries to find an auto ...
Showing 1 - 10 of 645 Articles
« Previous
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65
Next »

Understanding The First Rule Of Writing ? Before You Start The Great American Book

Chaos and confusion come when established rules and procedures are... Read More

Local Knowledge: Background and Historical Setting in Novels

You're writing a story set in your local city, but... Read More

You Can Be An Author

"You should write a book." For years, I had been... Read More

Memoir Writing Help, Memoir Writing Ideas

You might not need any memoir writing help, per se,... Read More

Interview with Suspense Author Peter Abrahams

Peter Abrahams is the author of thirteen novels, including "The... Read More

Top Ten Tips (Part 2)

Golden Rules For New Writers - Things you need to... Read More

Using Metaphor Effectively

We've all heard a politician on their soapbox, pushing for... Read More

Creative Problem-Solving: Following Your Stream of Consciousness

Having trouble finding a solution to a nagging problem? Try... Read More

Writing Tips for your Journey

Tips for your writing journeySo, you'd like to be a... Read More

A Mode of Transportation

Great writing transports one vicariously to realms that the reader... Read More

You Dont Need Inspiration!

Or do you?Writers write. You shouldn't wait around for inspiration... Read More

Writing Good Dialogue.

There's nothing that kills a scene like hackneyed dialogue. Just... Read More

Groundbreaking Work

Every writer knows that the urge to write is not... Read More

A Few Keys to Writing Effective Dialogue

Every writer expends a great deal of creative energy developing... Read More

Publish Your Novel on the First Try

Rejection. This scary word plagues virtually every writer this side... Read More

In Praise of Personal Pronouns

Rudolph Flesch, a pioneering advocate of readability, put great stock... Read More

Where to Look for Your Next Project when You?re Writing for Profit

When my first book "Starting Your Own Business" was published... Read More

Learn to Talk on Paper: The Art of Effective Business Writing

Rudolf Flesch, a specialist in writing skills, ran classes... Read More

Multiplying Sales As A Writer

Often, time is an enemy of writers. Sales seem slow... Read More

Ten Quick Tips for Inexperienced Writers

One of the biggest problems that inexperienced writers have is... Read More

A Writers Inner Battle

There is a psychological nuisance so powerful that can deflate... Read More

Character Motivation - Always Ask WHY

For many years, I've been a tutor for students undertaking... Read More

Top Seven Essential Hot-Selling Points To Implement Before Writing Chapter One

Every part of your book can be a sales tool.... Read More

Five Common Errors to Correct Before Submitting a Letter or Report

First impressions count in writing too! So it is always... Read More

Write Your Story, Put It On A Website, Sell Millions of Copies

Although he has his own website, John Grisham probably does... Read More