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:

J.P. Devine: Where I'm writing from, Part 3  Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelJ.P. Devine is in his "cafe," watching and listening so he can write the next column.
Jill Halbach Sullivan: Joplin Public Library go-to place for writers' resources  Joplin GlobeI confess this isn't so much of a book review as it is a survey of what the library has to offer by way of writers' resources. As I write,
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 ...
When Writing In Books Is Okay  Book RiotWhen I hear people talk about writing in books, my mind always goes back to an old library customer. We never managed to catch him doing it, but every time his ...
Writing a story a day for a year - Weekends  ABC LocalHow do you give your child the world? Matt Zurbo wrote a story a day for 365 days.
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.
Calligrapher's style likened to Da Vinci's mirror writing  The Straits TimesThere are countless calligraphers in China. And then there is Mr Li Ying.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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.'
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, ...
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.
Screenwriter Billy Ray talks movie franchises and writing for politics  KCRWOscar-nominated screenwriter, Billy Ray, is currently working on a television series centering on James Comey and his time at the FBI.
Gov. Gavin Newsom is writing a children's book about dyslexia  Los Angeles TimesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom said that he's writing a children's book for kids with dyslexia, a learning disability that affects him and at least one of his children.
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.
‘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.
North Score: Why don't we try writing down the 'unwritten rules'?  Star Tribune“Unwritten rules” get mentioned often in sports, but it seems like baseball has the thickest invisible book full of them. Are these unspoken agreements useful or ...
Local air force member overcomes PTSD with writing  WJLAPost-traumatic stress disorder often affects war veterans and can touch anyone who's experienced a shocking, frightening or dangerous event. According to the ...
How to Better Your Business Writing  Business News DailyIf you work in business, you might not view professional writing as critical. After all, the real challenges involve profit margins, employee retention and marketing.
A 10-step guide to being an Irish writer  The Irish TimesEmigrating, swearing and competitiveness are among author Rosemary Jenkinson's tips.
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.
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 ...
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.
Nine-Year-Old Red Sox Fan Meets Orioles’ Chris Davis After Writing Him Heartfelt Letter  CBS BaltimoreBALTIMORE (WJZ) — A nine-year-old Red Sox fan visited Fenway Park to meet Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis. Henry Frasca wrote a letter to the first basemen ...
An Expert Reveals Smart Rate-Setting Tips for Your Freelance Writing Business  EntrepreneurMaking sure you get paid what your worth is essential to business success. These tips can help you set your rates so you hit the sweet spot with customers -- not ...
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.
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.
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.
Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian on the trouble with writing about sex  The GuardianMary Gaitskill's collection Bad Behaviour has defined her career. Will a new generation of female writers be stereotyped in the same way?
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.
Eyes on BBI team as it starts writing the handshake report  The Star, KenyaThe BBI team, on Friday last week started writing its report.
Rugby World Cup: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen warns against writing off Wallabies  Stuff.co.nzAfter two wildly different Bledisloe Cup scorelines in as many weeks, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen declared Australia and New Zealand both capable of ...
'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 ...
Dead good lunch with crime writers  Irvine TimesHansel is to host a 'Dead Good Lunch' featuring two of Scotland's leading crime writers, Douglas Skelton and Ayrshire's Michael Malone.
"Blinded by the Light" writer Sarfraz Manzoor on new Bruce Springsteen film  CBS NewsLast Updated Aug 17, 2019 3:29 PM EDT. For Sarfraz Manzoor, the music of Bruce Springsteen is a lifelong passion. He first fell in love with "The Boss" while ...
‘Game of Thrones’ writer George R. R. Martin responds to backlash over season finale  NME Live'Game of Thrones' writer George R. R. Martin responds to backlash over season finale in a rare new interview.
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 ...
Pastis' Keith McNally is writing a memoir  Page SixI write for six hours every day,” the iconic NYC restauranteur revealed.
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, ...
'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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Qurratulain Hyder was modern and experimental before most other Indian writers walked on that road  Scroll.inQurratulain Hyder was born in Aligarh on January 20, 1927 to Nazar Sajjad Hyder and Sajjad Hyder “Yildirim”. Growing up in an illustrious, literarily inclined, ...
The Chase's Paul Sinha writing 'brutal' comedy about Parkinson’s to avoid 'self-pity'  Mirror OnlineEXCLUSIVE: ITV quiz show brainbox and comedian Paul, who is writing comedy material about the cruel condition, says this novel tactic “helps prevent me ...
One Coal CEO sees writing on wall, says make money while you can in this market  Economic TimesThe industry, he says, is in terminal decline, and the company is suffering.
We’re Gonna Ban These Words From Sports Writing and Broadcasting  Crossing BroadThought-provoking tweet here by Troy Machir, who is the Senior Digital Editor at NBC Sports Washington: You get to ban one word from the entire lexicon of ...
How One Student Got Full Marks For Writing One Sentence In An Essay  Gentside UKAn American student managed to get a perfect mark for her homework – impressive given that she only wrote one sentence for a minimum 500-word essay!
How This Bookstore’s Writers In Residence Program Helps Local Authors  ForbesEarlier this year, Cambridge, Massachusetts independent bookstore Porter Square Books, launched its Writers in Residence Program as a way to “to make the ...
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 ...
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.
Peaky Blinders writer Steven Knight has Tommy Shelby's end planned  Metro.co.ukPeaky Blinders creator Steven Knight has Tommy Shelby's last episode already mapped out. Not that fans of the Birmingham-set drama want it to end, but we're ...
Basetsana Kumalo on writing her memoir: 'It is the most important project of my life'  Channel 24Johannesburg – TV personality and businesswoman Basetsana Kumalo adds her name to a list of local celebs who have released books this year. The star ...
On His 85th Birthday, Revisiting 5 Timeless Songs Written By Gulzar  News18Gulzar has a daughter—filmmaker Meghna Gulzar—from his estranged wife, yesteryear actress Raakhee.
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai August 17, 2019 written update: Kartik introduces Vedika as his wife, Naira is shocked  India TodayYeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai August 17, 2019 written update: Naira is taken aback after she gets to know that Kartik and Vedika are married.
Ian Urbina Joins The Atlantic as Contributing Writer  The AtlanticIan Urbina, a longtime reporter for The New York Times and a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, is becoming a contributing writer for The Atlantic.
Simu Liu, new Marvel superhero & Kim's Convenience star, writing a memoir  CBC.caSimu Liu, who was recently cast in the superhero flick Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, plans to release his memoir in 2021.
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.
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.
Girl Overcomes Fear of Ride in Santa Monica by Writing Book  Spectrum News 1SANTA MONICA, Calif. – It's story time at the Heal the Bay Aquarium under the Santa Monica Pier and these summer campers are enthralled by 10-year-old ...
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.
George RR Martin: I need to get back in my writing room  Independent.ieGeorge RR Martin has said real-world success distracted him from crafting his fictional universe and he needs to return to his writing room.
‘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 ...
Classic Album Review: The Writing Was Already on the Wall by Destiny’s Child’s Breakthrough  Consequence of SoundBeyoncé takes her first steps forward into the spotlight and towards her own destiny. Read Wren Graves' full review:
Information Slam for local writers - The Bay's News First  SunLiveThe Bay of Plenty Children's Literature Association's annual seminar 'Bookrapt' is taking on a whole new look this year. Promoted as a One-Stop Information ...
How One Mom Talks To Her Sons About Hate On The Internet  NPRWhite teenage boys are being exposed via social media to groups peddling hate. Writer Joanna Schroeder explains how she protects her kids from the extremist ...
The writing is on the wall for under-fire book shop owner  Irvine TimesA VIGILANTE has hit out at an Irvine bookshop owner for the third time - again alleging that she owes him money.
In his own words: What Boris Johnson’s writing says about him  The Irish TimesNew British PM's many books and newspaper columns are revealing about his attitudes.
GTPulse: National Writers Series Helps Students Prepare For College Applications  9&10 NewsEvery aspect of college is tough. The constant homework, working with strangers that almost never end up doing their fair share on group projects, financial aid ...
‘Unplanned’ writer-directors reflect on film’s impact  Aleteia ENAs the movie Unplanned is released on DVD and makes its debut in Australia, New Zealand and other countries, co-directors/producers/writers Cary Solomon ...
Op-Ed: Online book-selling scams steal a living from writers  Los Angeles TimesAmerican authors are hurting. Surveys done by the Authors Guild show that the median income of authors from writing has declined 42% in the last 10 years.
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 ...
Co.Design is looking for a staff writer  Fast CompanyJoin our award-winning design news channel as a staff writer.
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.
This author is writing 365 children's stories — 1 each day — to 'make a better world' for his daughter  CBC.caMatt Zurbo isn't the first person to write a story, or even a book, after being inspired by the birth of a first child. But the award-winning children's author and ...
Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner on Grief, Wacky Synths and Writing Prose  Rolling StoneMichelle Zauner has always written about grief. The 30-year-old musician, who performs under the name Japanese Breakfast, joined Rolling Stone for “Morning ...
‘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.”
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 ...
Soft porn writer Shobhaa De calls herself “patriotic Indian” after writing about “plebiscite in Kashmir”, rejects Abdul Basit’s claims  OpIndiaEarlier, in an interview with one Pakistani blogger, Farhan Virk who calls himself a part of 'Team IK' (Team Imran Khan), former Pakistan High Commissioner to ...
Writing About The Cape Flats When You're Not From There  The Daily VoxThe history of blackness in the South African context is most aptly described as tumultuous and divided. Apartheid fashioned a plethora of constructs among ...
Telangana’s school textbook writers don’t know how babies are born  Times of IndiaHYDERABAD: Given the extent to which medical science has evolved, there is no unanswered mystery behind how babies are born. Even an internet-savvy ...
Letter | Thank you to writer who raised awareness  Santa Cruz SentinelI was saddened as I read the letter from the mother whose black daughter often experiences racism in Santa Cruz. Imagine my shock when I read the mother's ...
Poet Yamada to Launch New Book with Program Featuring Intergenerational JA Writers  The Rafu ShimpoRenowned poet Mitsuye Yamada will read from her new book, “Full Circle: New and Selected Poems,” in a special program featuring the launch of this landmark ...
Liverpool defeat at Southampton? The headlines were already written, says Jurgen Klopp  Evening StandardJurgen Klopp believes winning at Southampton was the best way to celebrate lifting another trophy. The Reds made light of their midweek exertions, where they ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
A backpack for rural schoolchildren that converts into a writing desk!  Yanko DesignDeveloped for schools in rural India, where it's still pretty common for students to sit on the floor and study, Deskit provides children with a writing table attached ...
Punjabi writer Dr Niranjan Singh Tasneem passes away at 91  Hindustan TimesBhartiya Sahitya Akademi and Punjabi Sahit Rattan awards, novelist Dr Niranjan Singh Tasneem passed away at his house in Vishal Nagar in Ludhiana.
Sharlene Teo to deliver National Creative Writing Industry Day keynote  The BooksellerThe National Creative Writing Industry Day returns for the fifth year in November with author Sharlene Teo as the keynote speaker. Held on 1st November at ...
Youth To Lobby Home Office With 'Real' Knife Crime Solutions - Written In Chicken Boxes  HuffPost UKAfter encouraging members of the public to pen ideas for combating knife crime inside chicken boxes, a youth-focused organisation plans to hand these to the ...
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 ...
Meeting Writers and Artists  The New York TimesBenefits were held for the East Hampton Library and Guild Hall.
Physician, 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.
Why is Irish literature thriving? Because its writers and publishers take risks  The Irish TimesWhether from Sally Rooney or Edna O'Brien, experimentalism has never frightened Irish readers.
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 ...
Pennsylvania Artist and Writer Recalls Time at Woodstock  Wheeling IntelligencerWoodstock summons up a gazillion images, mostly muddy, capturing a monumental moment in time that still echoes with the great music of the 1960s. Movies ...
[Video] 'A Quiet Place' Writers Share the Original Visual Look Book They Used to Pitch the Film  Bloody DisgustingYears before it arrived in theaters and scared up over $300 million and even an Oscar nomination, writers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods were tasked with pitch.
The Caribbean Writer Chooses Winners of Literary Prizes  Saint Croix SourceThe Caribbean Writer, nestled within the University of the Virgin Islands College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, has announced the prize winners for its.
Legally Blonde's Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe Writing New Musical for Universal Pictures  Playbill.comNell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe, the husband-and-wife team who collaborated on the hit 2007 Broadway musical Legally Blonde, are writing a currently ...
Quentin Tarantino has written his resignation letter with Once Upon a Time in Hollywood  ABC NewsOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood is a melancholic film about the inevitability of change and the certainty that all good things will come to an end, writes Cameron ...
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