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:

Warwick library kicks off winter writing series  The RecorderWednesdays are about to become the day to flex your creative muscles in Warwick, thanks to a new program offered by the Warwick Free Public Library.
Is the writing on the wall? Minn. to debate cursive in school  MPR NewsA new campaign is underway to restore cursive to Minnesota classrooms. Legislation introduced Thursday in the state Senate would require the Minnesota ...
Are Facebook employees writing positive Portal reviews on Amazon?  Fast CompanyEarlier today, New York Times tech reporter Kevin Roose took to Twitter with a funny story. It looked like Facebook employees were writing positive reviews for ...
Some Notes on Stephen King’s First Attempt at Writing Copy for L. L. Bean  The New YorkerRebecca Turkewitz humorously imagines a collaboration between Stephen King and L. L. Bean, two icons of the great state of Maine.
Writing Styles of Gorsuch and Kavanaugh Revealed in Arbitration Rulings | National Law Journal  Law.comTwo decisions on arbitration by the two newest U.S. Supreme Court justices handed down within a week of each other recently have given legal writing expert ...
Mitchell Zuckoff is writing book about 9-11 terror attacks  Seattle TimesNEW YORK (AP) — A best-selling author and former Boston Globe reporter is completing a project about the September 11 terrorist attacks. Mitchell Zuckoff's ...
Writing Switch: Decoding downhill dialogue  Aspen TimesKnowing proper vernacular on the mountain can be useful — like skier's right versus looker's left — but most of the time it's a lot of jargon created to.
The Real Reason Chris Hansen Got Busted for Writing Bad Checks  The Cheat SheetIt's more than a little ironic that this former 'To Catch a Predator' show host became famous for catching criminals. Now he might be facing jail time for felony ...
13 Steps to Fail Miserably at Blog Writing  Search Engine JournalDoes your writing exhibit any of these bad qualities? If so, these writing tips will strengthen your brand and make your readers much happier.
WRITING ABOUT LAKOTA HISTORY  The Lakota Country TimesMany people think that history is just a collection of names and dates to be memorized and repeated on elementary or secondary school exams. Some people ...
The Chat review: Improvisation doesn't cut it beside serrated-edge writing  The Sydney Morning HeraldSome brilliant writing in The Chat is undermined by meandering improvisation, writes John Shand.
2019 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship  Teton Valley NewsThe Wyoming Arts Council, with generous funding from The Pattie and Earle Layser Memorial Fund announces the Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and ...
Nancy Pelosi to Trump: Reschedule State of the Union address or just submit it in writing to Congress because of shutdown  CNBCHouse Speaker Pelosi, D-Calif., in a letter to Trump, cited "security concerns" related to the shutdown's effect on the U.S. Secret *Service*, which provides security ...
Avoid Spelling and Grammar Errors in Email with This Award-Winning Writing Assistant  EntrepreneurGrammatical errors — a stray comma here or an extra "and" there — might seem like minor errors in the grand scheme of things. But if they frequently occur in ...
Senators told to put changes in writing  Arkansas Democrat-GazetteThe Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday ended its practice of allowing senators to simply describe out loud their amendments to various bills.
Is Blink-182 Writing Music With The Chainsmokers?  iHeartRadioLate last year, blink-182 made their first foray into EDM with their Steve Aoki collaboration "Why Are We So Broken," and it must've went well because the pop ...
Ryan and Sisanie Debate Writing Your Own Wedding Vows | Ryan Seacrest  On Air With Ryan SeacrestCongratulations to Sisanie and her hubby Michael! Ryan Seacrest's cohost Sis is celebrating her five-year wedding anniversary tomorrow on January 18 and in ...
Iranian Revolution: Writing Her Revolt  Tablet MagazineThis week, Tablet looks back on 40 years of the Iranian Revolution. ***. All the years she lived in Iran, my mother's greatest sorrow was that she was not born ...
10 best writing apps for Android!  Android AuthorityThe writer in your is always striving to come out, but all you have on you is your mobile device. That's okay! There are actually quite a few great apps for writers.
Mesut Ozil must see 'writing on the wall' at Arsenal, warns ex-Gunners striker  LOVE SPORT RadioMesut Ozil should expect to leave Arsenal sooner rather than later, according to Kevin Campbell.
Letter from the Mint editor: Writing the perfect column  The Daily EvergreenHello again, Mint reader. I appreciate you taking the time to flip (or scroll, for you tech-savvy folks) to our section. If I'm being honest, I'm not entirely sure how to ...
He’s not writing about Trump this week. And if you believe that, try this no-diet diet.  Washington PostImportant announcement to readers: It has been pointed out to me, not always kindly, that like just about every writer in the United States, I have become ...
Young mothers at university: 'I breastfed at 5am while writing essays'  The GuardianPregnancy can be seen as a barrier to university – and young student mothers say they lack support.
Nadiya Hussain: how writing helped the GBBO winner 'live a double life'  Evening StandardGreat British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has just had a brilliant idea. “Do you know what?” she says. “I'm going to go to Greggs and eat a vegan sausage ...
'To Catch a Predator' Host Chris Hansen Accused of Writing Bad Checks  The Daily BeastThe host of Dateline NBC's To Catch a Predator turned himself into police this week after allegedly writing a series of bad checks to a promotional merchandise ...
By Easing Anxiety for Lower-Income Students With 10-Minute Writing Exercise, Test Grades Soar Dramatically  Good News NetworkA simple 10-minute writing exercise to reduce anxiety has been shown to reduce test failure rates by over half.
Longtime Eagle reporter Suzanne Tobias named editorial page writer  The Wichita EagleJournalists have to be fastidious about keeping opinions out of their writing, but that's about to change for longtime Wichita Eagle reporter Suzanne Tobias, who ...
JK Rowling's writing advice: be a Gryffindor  The GuardianOn her website, the Harry Potter author has listed essential qualities for budding authors – including resilience, humility and courage.
UCT Summer School course puts spotlight on contemporary African writers  CapeTalkThe "Dimensions of Contemporary African Writing" course will be a quick-paced tour through writing from many parts of the continent.
Loretta Lynn Is Still Writing Songs, Just Not as Often as She'd Like  Taste of CountryLoretta Lynn is one of country music's prolific songwriters, and she's not letting recent health battles get in the way of her lifelong passion.
Eccles Centre partners with Hay Festival for 2020 Writer's Award  The BooksellerThe Eccles Centre at the British Library is joining forces with Hay Festival on the Centre's £20000 Writer's Award, which will become the Eccles Centre and Hay ...
Colette: writer, feminist, performer and #MeToo trail blazer  The Conversation - UKThe French writer Colette was indifferent and even hostile to the feminist movement in the early 1900s. But both her writing and the way she lived her life ...
New year, first books: Writers on their debuts and finding inspiration  The Irish TimesWe asked some writers to tell us about their debuts ahead of their publication.
Alshon Jeffery surprises 2nd grader who wrote supportive letter with classroom visit  Yahoo SportsAlshon Jeffery surprised the class of the young Eagles fan who wrote him a supportive letter after he missed a pass in the Eagles' loss to the Saints.
How writing technology shaped classical thinking  MIT NewsA new book by Stephanie Frampton, a literature professor at MIT, explores the written word in the ancient Roman world.
Some Dos and Don’ts From Famous Writers  The New York TimesSome best-selling novelists have written books about their craft. Others dispense advice on Twitter, their websites and in interviews and articles.
Is music theory the secret to writing a pop hit?  Classic FMEvery artist wants to produce a track that stands the test of time, so here's how music theory can help with your songwriting... There are many elements to a pop ...
Kolkata writers reveal how they deal with tough times  Times of IndiaTough times often trigger bouts of creativity. It has happened with Tagore. After he lost his 11-year-old son Samindranath to cholera, he wrote the haunting song ...
A Football Manager miracle? How six native Germans are writing history with the Philippines at the Asian Cup  Goal.comSix European-born players have made history at the 2019 Asian Cup in a multicultural team that has its roots in the football management video game.
Dream job: the writer paid to send millions to sleep  The GuardianWith sleep problems on the rise, Phoebe Smith was tasked with writing stories deliberately designed to help people nod off – with the help of Stephen Fry and ...
In ‘The Origins of Dislike’, writer Amit Chaudhuri dismantles many myths of reading and writing  Scroll.inIn his new book, The Origins of Dislike, Amit Chaudhuri unwraps several aspects of reading, writing, publishing, criticism, and thinking in general, mostly to ...
My daughter asked me to stop writing about motherhood. Here’s why I can’t do that.  Washington PostPromising not to write about her anymore would mean shutting down a vital part of myself, which isn't necessarily good for me or her.
Meet the man who's writing Miles Morales' next Spider-adventures  SYFY WIREBoosted by the box office smash Into the Spider-Verse, Miles Morales is the current star of the Marvel universe. In many ways its fitting because, alongside ...
Does It Pay to Be a Writer?  The New York TimesWriting has never been a lucrative career choice, but a recent study by the Authors Guild, a professional organization for book writers, shows that it may not even ...
I Got Death Threats For Writing A Bad Review Of 'Aquaman'  HuffPostI'm not convinced people are fully aware how the job of of female-minded criticism is complicated by the way we are treated by the men who read, watch an...
Writing regularly can help crystallize your ideas  LivemintWhen you put your thoughts on paper, it helps you crystallize your ideas more clearly. I saw that when I was building my startup, says Nistha Tripathi.
How a P.E.I. man got a gig writing Marvel comics  CBC.caJed MacKay of Prince Edward Island is the man in charge of the life of Marvel Comics's Daredevil — if only for five weeks, as his miniseries on the Man Without ...
If You Want to Be a More Effective Writer, Stop Using Utilize and These Other 12 Words  Mental FlossIf you want to become a better writer, it can be hard to know where to start. The good news is that you don't need to pad your vocabulary with $10 words to ...
An English Translation of Belgian Surrealist Writing  HyperallergicAuthors Paul Nougé, Paul Colinet, and Louis Scutenaire exhibited a staunch ethic of underground and elliptical obscurity. Elizabeth Zuba3 days ago · Facebook ...
Enter writing competition  Berea MailThe competition is open for poems not longer than 32 lines and short stories not longer than 2 000 words.
Analog Writing in the Digital World  SFWA Newsby Paul Jessup. Believe it or not, I hammered out the first draft of this post on a typewriter. Gasp! Shock! Cue the fainting couch! How could I do such a thing?
Best-selling paranormal romance writer accuses her husband of a ‘Shakespearean plot’ to poison her  The Mercury NewsBy Isaac Stanley-Becker | The Washington Post. Sherrilyn Kenyon, the best-selling author of the “Dark-Hunter” series, began writing as a child to survive her own ...
Writing the 2019 election: On manifestos and milquetoas...  Daily MaverickJulius Malema's face will adorn every piece of election propaganda – across the country – for national and provincial leadership positions. This imitates the ...
Tributes pour in for sports writing legend Jim Taylor  CBC NewsArguably one of Canada's funniest sports columnists, Taylor died at his Shawnigan Lake, B.C., home on Monday.
Autism didn't stop Michael from writing a book, even though he can't read or write  StCatharinesStandard.caBy the time he stood in front of 500 people at the Toronto conference centre Michael Jacques, a guy who can't read or write, had practised his speech for three ...
How Humans Invented Writing — Four Different Times - The Crux  Discover MagazineWriting was independently invented at least four time in human history, but all the scripts developed similarly.
‘Don’t be such a writer,’ and more advice from author Sandeep Jauhar  PBS NewsHourThe author of new hit book "Heart: A History" says sometimes it's best let the story tell itself and to get out of the way.
J.K. Rowling Shared Her Best Writing Advice & It's A Must-Read For Aspiring Authors  BustleIf there is anything you can depend upon Harry Potter creator and mega-bestselling author J.K. Rowling for, it's a Twitter clapback. Over the years, fans have ...
Weekend Bite: Lesley Chesterman moves on after two decades of food writing  CTV NewsIt's possible that no one knows Montreal's fine dining scene quite like Lesley Chesterman does – the Montreal Gazette's restaurant critic has tasted it all. But after ...
'Writing part is the easy part' — How Utah's self-published authors survive and even thrive without...  Deseret NewsSALT LAKE CITY — Layton-based author Lesli Muir is hard at work preparing her 50th novel for publication. As the new year begins, she's also midway through ...
Writers of Russell Dickerson's “Blue Tacoma” Honored at BMI  CMT.comThe gray, chilly Nashville streets were worlds away from the golden California road Russell Dickerson sings about in “Blue Tacoma.” Even so, the mood was ...
Curtis Brown celebrates 120th birthday with novel-writing prize  The BooksellerCurtis Brown is to celebrate its 120th birthday with a series of events spearheaded by a team of young agents, culminating in the Curtis Brown 120 Novel Writing ...
Dog walker wanted. Creative writing skills required.  Washington PostThere is a spot on 14th Street NW in Washington that is often littered with the remains of takeout chicken. In the text vernacular of dog walker Perry Edon III, it is a ...
Opinion: Writing was on the wall for uncompromising Arrivabene, writes Will Buxton | Formula 1®  Formula 1The writing had been on the wall for some time. But today came the official confirmation that Maurizio Arrivabene's time as Ferrari Team Principal had come to an ...
Cody Says AEW Won't Be Hiring Writers & Won't Micromanage Talent  WhatCultureAll Elite Wrestling Vice President Cody spoke to SEScoops.com earlier this week, divulging a number of new details on the upcoming company like a potential ...
Why We Still Can't Read the Writing of the Ancient Indus Civilization - The Crux  Discover MagazineResearchers continue to decipher signs of the Indus Valley Civilization.
Spanish academic gets €1.5m EU grant to rescue 'women's writing'  The GuardianProject to bring recognition to women between 1500 and 1780 who wrote popular texts dismissed as minor.
Professor faces getting sacked after writing 20 spoof scientific papers  Daily MailPeter Boghossian, an assistant professor of philosophy at Portland State University in Oregon now faces the sack after the stunt.
F&O: Put writing at 10,700, 10,400 & Call unwinding suggest positive bias  Economic TimesIndia VIX needs to hold below the 16 mark to again get a bounceback in the market.
Batman Writer Giving Away Free Comics During Government Shutdown  Screen RantBatman writer Tom King will give away free comics to federal workers during the government shutdown on Jan. 19 in Annapolis, MD. Although King was once ...
Local author to discuss writing process  Worcester TelegramSTERLING - Have you ever thought about writing and publishing a book? The Conant Public Library in Sterling is hosting local author Raymond Tatten, author ...
Misery Signals Writing for Fifth Studio Album  LoudwireThe calendar is quickly filling up with quality new music for the new year, and you can now add Misery Signals to the list of bands eyeing 2019 for a new album.
The best writing in games in 2018  PC GamerVideogames are full of many things: Guns, knives, ventilation shafts, castle sewers and mushrooms you can jump on. More than anything, they're full of words.
GOP sources say Stephen Miller is writing Trump's border wall speech, and it is not "coherent"  SalonWhite House aide Stephen Miller reportedly has a hand in writing President Donald Trump's Tuesday primetime address advocating for a wall on the Mexico ...
Rappers and songwriters: Is it OK to get help writing songs?  BBC NewsDrake, Jay-Z and Kanye have all been accused of using ghostwriters, but is it acceptable?
Calling all writers! The CBC Nonfiction Prize is now open  CBC.caThe 2019 CBC Nonfiction Prize is now open for submissions. Canadian writers can submit original, unpublished memoir, biography, humour writing, essay ...
‘I Don’t Want My Writing to Be Charming’  The New York TimesIn her latest book, the Norwegian novelist Linn Ullmann turns to a subject she has always avoided: her complicated upbringing and her famous parents.
Feminism, writing and mythology in the age of #metoo, with Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan  The Indian ExpressAuthor Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan joins Sandip to talk about her new book, a retelling of the life of Amba/Shkhandi, the second in her series on the girls of the ...
Northern Lights Writers presents free workshop | Free  ECM PublishersThe Northern Lights Writers welcomes guest speaker, Matt Grosso, multi-media producer at Cloverleaf Audio.Grosso will discuss the audiobook industry and ...
Meet Bernie Taupin, the Writer Behind Elton John's Biggest Hits  BiographyBernie Taupin is one-half of one of the most successful and prolific songwriting duos in the history of popular music. As lyricist to Elton John, Taupin has been ...
Greer cancels Adelaide Writers' Week appearance  InDailyControversial author and feminist academic Germaine Greer has pulled out of an Adelaide Writers' Week discussion on 'Rage, Rape and Revolution'.
Writers Guild crowns Reigns: Her Majesty for best writing in a video game  GamasutraNewsbrief: The Writers' Guild of Great Britain has announced the winners for its annual Writers' Guild Awards, revealing Reigns: Her Majesty, written by Leigh ...
Must Writers Be Moral? Their Contracts May Require It  The New York TimesWhen you see publishers and authors chatting chummily at book parties, you're likely to think that they're on the same side — the side of great literature and the ...
Writing for a 'Little Prince' — how this Salt Lake 11-year-old gets the royal treatment in Utah Opera premiere  Deseret NewsHouston Grand Opera premiered “The Little Prince” in 2003, and now, Utah Opera brings it to life for the first time — featuring its own costumes, sets and a ...
Travel writer who chose Earth over space will speak at TRU  Kamloops This WeekWhile a few clicks can transport people across the world to discover different places, cultures and people, Kate Harris says first-hand exploration, which engages ...
Lessons for writers from Serial's year in a courthouse  Columbia Journalism ReviewAt the top of the transcripts page for the third season of Serial, a favorite on numerous year-end podcast lists, is a warning: “Serial is produced for the ear and ...
Warren school resource officer escorted out after writing principal a ticket  WFMJAccording to Michael Currington, a representative for the city of Warren's police union, Google Earth shows clearly the reason for what started with a warning ...
Inside The Writing Career Of MacKenzie Bezos, Jeff Bezos' Soon-To-Be Ex-Wife  ForbesIn a statement released on Twitter today, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he and his wife, novelist MacKenzie Bezos, are divorcing. Bezos ...
Recap: Q&A with Blue Jays writer Andrew Stoeten on Jan. 17  The Athletic (Toronto)Blue Jays writer Andrew Stoeten took questions on the odds of the Blue Jays signing Bryce Harper,...
Communications Publications Writer-Editor - Office of the President in Bronx, New York job with Lehman College | 386289  mediabistro.comLehman College is widely recognized as the intellectual, economic, and cultural center of the Bronx and its surrounding region. As the only public senior college ...
Forester, writer Laurie Apgar Chandler to speak Jan. 29 at Winthrop library  Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelWINTHROP — The Bailey Public Library will host forester and writer Laurie Apgar Chandler at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the library at 39 Bowdoin St.
This Woman Created a Retreat Just for Women Going Through Divorce  BravoYoga, meditation, knitting, healthy meals, and writing workshops — divorcée Amy Koko, who wrote a memoir, There's Been A Change of Plans: Divorce, Dating ...
8 questions about Patriots-Chiefs, answered by our football writers  The Boston GlobeWith the Patriots and Chiefs set to face off in the AFC Championship game Sunday, asked our football writers Nora Princiotti, Jim McBride, and Ben Volin eight ...
Kyler Murray didn't appreciate one writer's take that all of Murray's success was due to Lincoln Riley  Awful AnnouncingKyler Murray shut down college football writer Matt Hayes when he tweeted that Lincoln Riley was the reason for Murray's success at quarterback.
On Kaifi Azmi's centenary year, Garm Hava writer Shama Zaidi remembers him  Mumbai MirrorWhen Chetan Anand decided to bring the folk legend of Heer Raanjha to the screen in verse, it was a one-of-its-kind experiment.
Canes Country is hiring a staff writer  Canes CountryIf you're reading this, it's safe to assume that you love the Carolina Hurricanes and the community we've built here at Canes Country. We've got an opportunity ...
The Spot: About that awkward dance between Polis and Democratic budget writers, and governor starts with kindergarten and electric cars  The Denver PostActivists, lobbyists, reporters and other Capitol observers crammed into a hearing room Wednesday to hear what was expected to be a tense conversation ...
Parliament's war of written words: May and Corbyn face off in letters  Euronews EnglishA heated discussion ensued between UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday afternoon as the political rivals faced off ...
Zombieland 2 Writers Debunk Leaked Title | ScreenRant  Screen RantWriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick share a few details about their upcoming undead sequel, Zombieland 2, and debunk a rumor about the film's title.
The Great Writers Who Suffered Greatly From Physical Ailments  OZYA slew of history's best novelists suffered from physical illnesses and ailments that would help shape their literary career.
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How to Catch the Writing Bug

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Dont Forget That Manual!

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English Grammar ? Seven Outdated Rules You Can Ignore

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Technical Writing for the Terrified

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Recipe for a Style Guide

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