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:

‘I am a woman and I write about food’: On food writing by women  The HinduUnfazed by criticism that cooking is frivolous and writing about it is tosh, generations of women have been making literature out of cookery.
Is Teaching Writing As Important As Teaching Reading?  Voice of AmericaWhen educators think of literacy -- the ability to read and write -- they often place more importance on students' abilities to read and fully understand a piece of ...
SBI PO Mains 2019: Letter and Essay writing tips for Descriptive Paper  Jagran JoshIn this article, you will get the best Letter & Essay writing tips which will help you in clearing the descriptive Paper of SBI PO Mains 2019 Exam. The exam will be ...
Fay Khoo Award For Food And Drink Writing Open For Entries  Star2.comTime to put together some delicious words: The third edition of the Fay Khoo Award for Food and Drink Writing is now open for submission. The deadline's Sept ...
‘Mrs. Maisel’ Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino Honed Her Writing Skills on ‘Roseanne’  VarietyLast year Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” made Emmy history with wins for both comedy writing and directing, becoming the ...
Merritt: Demise of postcards and letters shouldn’t stop us from writing to those we care about  Baltimore SunSummertime and vacations equal lots of posts on Facebook. Does anyone still send postcards from faraway places with strange sounding names? Or, you know ...
Writing about mythology makes me more Indian: Amish Tripathi, author of Shiva Trilogy  YourStoryA banker for 14 years and now a bestselling author, Amish Tripathi has donned many caps in his nine-year-long writing career, and with panache.
Manu S Pillai on writing three Indian history books before age 30  QuartzWhen his peers were probably still settling into their chosen careers, Manu S Pillai published his first book. The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of ...
Chuck Klosterman is having fun writing about pumas on airplanes  San Francisco ChronicleFew writers reach the status that Chuck Klosterman has. The author and journalist, who has made a name for himself in the last two decades with eclectic sports ...
Paul McCartney Writing It’s a Wonderful Life Musical  PitchforkPaul McCartney is writing his first stage musical. For a new adaptation of It's a Wonderful Life, he'll pen music and collaborate on the lyrics with screenwriter and ...
Teacher's influence inspires student's evolution from reader to writer  OregonLive.comFrom a young age, Nina Gutierrez-Desrosiers had her head in a book.
Five Contract Writing Tips To Make Clients Pay On Time  ForbesThere are things even the smallest companies can do in writing contracts with big customers that can help them gain significant leverage and get paid when and ...
Colson Whitehead and the monsters in his writing  Sydney Morning HeraldColson Whitehead's follow-up to The Underground Railway is another picture of racism and its victims.
On writing: The fountain-pen has survived time, trade and technology  The Indian ExpressMany people will probably give up writing by hand and either type, or dictate to their favourite form of technology. However, for those limited few who still prefer ...
Andrea Camilleri had a late but great career in crime writing  The GuardianThe author, who has died aged 93, was almost 70 when he took up the genre, but his novels are as rich with serious thinking as with thrilling plots.
Grammarly will now tell you if your writing is bland - Tech News  The Star OnlineGrammarly has announced that its text Editor tool will not only check your grammar correctness and spelling, but also warn you if your writing is bland or lacking ...
Emmys 2019: Writing, Directing Nominations Far From Parity  Variety"Handmaid's Tale" and several comedies helped, but racial and gender parity is far from being achieved in writing and directing categories.
Struggling with your academic writing? Try these experiments to get the words flowing  Science MagazineOur Letters to Young Scientists columnists offer some ideas for developing good writing habits.
Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward talk the inherent sexiness of letter writing, reveal 'Dirty Letters' cover  Entertainment Weekly NewsRomance authors Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward reveal the cover for their November novel 'Dirty Letters'
Meet the Writer: Jasmine-Kay Johnson  College Media NetworkWhether she is writing, cooking or whipping up a new playlist, Jasmine-Kay Johnson oozes creativity and passion in everything she pursues. Johnson grew up ...
SDCC 2019 Panel Recap: Writing Avengers: Endgame with Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus  Comicbook.comAvengers: Endgame is the biggest film of 2019, and it promises to become one of the greatest films to ever hit Hollywood. Of course, San Diego Comic-Con is all ...
Beyoncé's Daughter Blue Ivy Gets Her First Writing Credit at 7 Years Old With 'Brown Skin Girl'  Entertainment TonightThe eldest Carter kid adorably sings on track No. 15 off 'The Lion King: The Gift' album.
Air Supply guitarist Graham Russell reminisces about writing ‘All Out of Love’  MonitorThough he has performed the song live more than 5,000 times, Air Supply guitarist Graham Russell said that he still gets goosebumps every time he plays the ...
SEVENDUST Vocalist Says Group Has Completed Two Writing Sessions For New Album  BLABBERMOUTH.NETSEVENDUST vocalist Lajon Witherspoon was recently interviewed by Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A f...
Reading and writing assistance increases the chance of getting a Disability Support Pension  The Conversation AUHelp with reading and writing increases the probability of receiving the Disability Support Pension by about 20%.
He’s Writing 365 Children’s Books in 365 Days, While Holding Down a Day Job  The New York TimesEAGLEHAWK NECK, Tasmania — By the time Matt Zurbo plopped on the couch to write his 282nd children's story, he'd worked all day at an oyster farm, ...
Hawke’s daughter writing book for ‘not perfect’ dad  Daily TelegraphSue Pieters-Hawke last week wrote to her fathers circle of friends and associates requesting reminiscences of Bob Hawke in the hope of getting a new book into ...
Writing With Your Eyes Closed  The New York TimesBlind authors like Milton show what's possible when your imagination is 20-20.
Hollywood Writers Struggle to Get on Same Page in Fight Against Agents  The Wall Street JournalIn April, the Writers Guild of America declared war on the big Hollywood talent agencies about longstanding business practices they say are unfair and rife with ...
What's the best mini-laptop for YouTube and writing reports?  The GuardianPeter wants a mini-laptop to go with his old BlackBerry phone. What are his options?
Madcap writers and moonwalkers  LivemintCenturies before Apollo 11 landed on the moon, men were already walking on it.Instead of technological advancement, it was the imagination of writers that ...
Author Myke Cole talks writing hard science fiction in his space-set Coast Guard novel Sixteenth Watch  The VergeMyke Cole is best known for his fantasy work, including his military-focused urban fantasy Shadow Ops series and his more traditionally epic fantasy Sacred ...
British Open 2019: What’s with the number written on Lee Westwood’s irons?  Golf.comWatching the British Open, you might notice Lee Westwood writes a number in marker on each one of his iron and wedge heads. Here's why.
Alan Moore Has Retired From Writing Comic Books As Planned  Screen RantAlan Moore, the creator of such legendary comics as From Hell, V for Vendetta, and Watchmen has officially retired from the comic book industry with the release ...
'Game Of Thrones' Fans Said Season 8 Writing Was Bad, These Emmy Noms For D & D Say Otherwise  NewsweekThe uproar around Game of Thrones Season 8 seems like a distant memory; however, 32 Emmy nominations (including writing) restarted the conversation ...
Scholars Talk Writing: How a Literary Agent Views Academic Books  The Chronicle of Higher EducationWhen scholars approach me for help writing a book proposal, especially when they believe their topic will be of general interest, my first piece of advice is ...
London Library partnership to promote black British writers  Evening StandardThe London Library has announced a new partnership to promote black British writers and diversify their membership. Working with Jacaranda Book's initiative ...
Why I’m writing to you alleged bigots  Restaurant Business OnlineI should be participating in a press event that intends to tie use of the tip credit to slavery. But it wouldn't have me.
Bear Grylls on his riskiest adventure yet: writing a book about God  Telegraph.co.ukBear Grylls selects which projects to take on, he explains, by going for the riskiest.
From Kirinyaga Road to writing great cookbooks  nation.co.keA chat with Jasmine Macharia, who went to study in Spain and came back with many recipes.
Advice for writing effectively for the public (opinion)  Inside Higher EdVictor Ray provides some concrete tips for how to reach a broader audience.
Meet a Blackfoot elder who worked for 20 years to showcase Writing-on-Stone to the world  The NarwhalÁísínai'pi, home to the highest concentration of rock carvings and paintings on the Great Plains of North America, was designated as Alberta's first World ...
These 5 free apps make it easy to improve your writing  Fast CompanyPolish your grammar, rate your readability, train yourself to write every day, and more.
John Carpenter and Anthony Burch Are Co-Writing a New Joker Comic  GizmodoThe Joker? Oh, you mean the Joker? No, no, the Joker. Lately, there are a lot of Jokers. The newest one is being written by John Carpenter. Carpenter and ...
Are you a fan of mysteries? Meet 'Vidathu Karuppu' writer Indra Soundar Rajan  The News MinutePopular Tamil mystery writer Indra Soundar Rajan's serialised fiction Olivadharku Vazhi Illai (No way to hide) has been translated by Nirmal Rajagopalan and ...
‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2’s Woes Started With Its Writing (Column)  VarietyAndrea Arnold reportedly never got the chance to put her stamp on "Big Little Lies" Season 2 -- which is frankly unsurprisingly.
Longtime writer Stark accepts HOF's Spink Award  ESPNLongtime baseball writer Jayson Stark accepted the J.G. Taylor Spink Award in Cooperstown on Saturday.
Hunter S. Thompson Writing Cabin For Rent On Airbnb, Supports Veterans Scholarship  DeadlineIf you find yourself somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert and the drugs are starting to take hold, you might as well continue on the road to a ...
Pete Holmes on How Writing Can Be a Spiritual Experience  RELEVANT MagazineIf you've seen HBO's Crashing, than you're already familiar with the story of comedian Pete Holmes. Raised in an evangelical household, Pete went to a ...
The Con Man Who Became a True-Crime Writer  The AtlanticIn his old life, Matthew Cox told stories to scam his way into millions of dollars. Now he's trying to make it by selling tales that are true.
“Manuscripts Don’t Burn”: A Conversation with Wale About Writing  DJBoothVeteran rapper Wale talks about his writing process and the importance of honesty as it relates to creating timeless art.
‘Read, read, read to stoke the furnace,’ and more writing advice from Luis Alberto Urrea  PBS NewsHourOur June pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This” is Luis Alberto Urrea's “The House of Broken Angels.” Become a member of ...
WGA Warns Writers To Be Wary Of “Help” Offered By Fired Agents  DeadlineThe WGA's negotiating committee reminded writers tonight to be wary of fired agents offering to “help” their out-of-work former clients.
Saving 'woman hand': the artist rescuing female-only writing  The GuardianKana let women express themselves freely and was used to write the world's first novel – then it was wiped out. Meet the master calligrapher keeping the script ...
Alan Moore, writer worst served by Hollywood, calls it quits  MashableIf there's one thing that Alan Moore understands, it's dramatic timing. The writer of some of the greatest graphic novels ever — Watchmen, From Hell, V for ...
Doctors writing peanut prescriptions to combat peanut allergies | News Headlines  KMOV.comKANSAS CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Millions of children suffer from peanut allergies, but doctors in Kansas City are trying a new therapy to help. The doctors are ...
British Ambassador Concealed Insults from Trump by Writing Messages in English  The New YorkerAndy Borowitz jokes that the British Ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, tried to hide his insulting analyses of Donald Trump from the President by ...
The Mandalorian: Jon Favreau writing Season 2 of expensive Star Wars show.  SlateThe Lion King may be receiving mixed reviews, but director Jon Favreau is keeping too busy to pay attention to the haters. Favreau stopped by Jimmy Kimmel ...
Writing in the Shadow of “V”: Adventures in Speculative Fiction with Stephen Graham Jones  lareviewofbooksA lively interview with Bram Stoker Award–winning author Stephen Graham Jones on his turn to speculative fiction and genre.
Comic-Con 2019: Russo brothers, Endgame writers spill Avengers secrets  CNETHeads up: Thanos was going to de-CAPitate Captain America.
Writing the QA rulebook for MR-guided radiotherapy  physicsworld.comA new generation of MR-guided radiotherapy (MRgRT) systems – capable of visualizing the tumour target during treatment and adapting radiation dose in ...
The Writing on the Wall: America's Retirement Crisis by the Numbers  The Motley FoolThousands of Americans are at risk of going broke in retirement, and it's only going to get worse.
TGP Writing Contest Winner: ‘Make Your Stories Heard!’  The Globe PostWith her article about illegal recyclers in Asia's biggest slum Dharavi, Mansi Choukney won The Globe Post's 2019 writing contest. In this interview, Mansi talks ...
Game of Thrones writers Benioff and Weiss pull out of Comic-Con  CNETDavid Benioff and D. B. Weiss will not be attending SDCC. Jeff Kravitz. Game of Thrones is the most nominated series at this year's Emmys, with 32 nominations, ...
Alan Dershowitz: The New Yorker Magazine Writing 'Hit Piece' on Me Because I'm Pro-Trump  Right Wing WatchHarvard Law professor and attorney Alan Dershowitz claims that The New Yorker magazine is constructing a piece meant to falsely portray him as a person who ...
How'd a suburban Minnesotan wind up writing Florida Georgia Line songs in Nashville?  City PagesBrett Tyler spent his childhood listening to grunge and ska in suburban Minnesota, but he'd often visit his rural family deep in the north woods…
Once-celebrated prison writing program led by author Wally Lamb is now under investigation by the state  Hartford CourantAn acclaimed writing program for female prisoners at York Correctional Institution led by bestselling author Wally Lamb has been suspended after efforts to ...
Chuck Klosterman Likes Writers Who Aren’t Self-Absorbed Sociopaths  The New York TimesThe cultural critic and author, most recently, of the story collection “Raised in Captivity” also says that he trusts librarians' literary opinions: “They have no agenda ...
A high school principal is reassigned after writing that he couldn't say the Holocaust was 'a factual, historical event'  CNNThe principal at a Florida high school is being reassigned to a position with the school district after revelations that he wrote emails to a parent that seemed to ...
This Writing Contest Can Win You A Stay At The Hotel Commonwealth  UPROXXIf you're an emerging author looking to find the right time to get started on that future best-seller, this writer's contest from Boston's Hotel Commonwealth might ...
Essex doctor struck off for writing fake prescriptions  BBC NewsA doctor was caught writing fake prescriptions when he ordered menopause medicine for a pregnant woman. Dr Mohammad Khan admitted accessing patient ...
49th Annual Easy Reader Writing, Photography Contest  Easy Reader NewsStory guidelines: Submissions must be on disk or emailed. Stories may be real, imaginary or confabulated. Preference will be given to stories relating to the ...
UploadVR Is Hiring A Full-Time Staff Writer To Cover VR/AR News!  UploadVRUploadVR (UVR Media LLC) is hiring a Staff Writer to specifically focus on writing daily news *content* right here on this website. You will work with the editorial ...
Keanu Reeves Surprised Family by Writing Back on Fan’s Yard Sign: ‘You’re Breathtaking’  NTDKeanu Reeves is preserving his prestige as the best-loved actor, this time with another lovely giveback of respect ...
'Miya' poet expresses regret if his writing hurt Assamese sentiments  Times of IndiaIndia News: A leading 'Miya' poet, who was among the 10 poets booked after a video of his poem about alleged discrimination towards Bengali-speaking ...
Fair City writers have yet to figure out an appropriate ending for tragic Karl Shiels  Extra.ieFair City's writing team are still planning a way to pay tribute to Karl Shiels as they write him out of the series in a way that honours him.
Exclusive: Jon Favreau Says He’s Already Writing and Pre-Shooting ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2  Collider.com'The Mandalorian' creator Jon Favreau says he's already writing and in pre-production on the second season of the live-action Star Wars TV series.
We learn reading and writing at school. Why not educate kids about mental wellbeing too  Stuff.co.nzOPINION: The more kids understand why they are feeling angry or sad, the more as adults they will manage those emotions appropriately.
Writer's Association to welcome guests at meeting  Beckley Register-HeraldThe Southern West Virginia Inspirational Writer's Association will meet on Tuesday, July 30, at the Beckley Church of God, 2211 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.
Jessica Simpson Writing ‘Juicy Tell-All’ About Nick Lachey?  Gossip CopJessica Simpson is not writing a tell-all" book about her ex-husband, Nick Lachey, despite a new report. Gossip Cop has confirmed the claim is completely false.
Sats: A third below par in reading, writing and maths  BBC NewsOne out of every three 11-year-olds in England has failed to reach the expected levels in all three core subjects of reading, writing and maths. The Year 6 ...
Writing is on the wall for Wirral Council's controversial newspaper  Wirral GlobeTHE writing is on the wall for the council's controversial free newspaper Wirral View.
Why Cities Are Writing Their Own Standards For Scooters and AVs  ForbesIn 2012, I spent hours in the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Board of Directors meetings, listening to painful testimony from dozens of cab ...
Now, court warns Najib to stop writing about SRC case on Facebook  Free Malaysia TodayAttorney-General Tommy Thomas says Najib Razak made comments about his credit card spending on Facebook without advice from his counsel.
Stranger Things season 3 writers confirm Robin's surname  Metro.co.ukThe Stranger Things writers have revealed Robin's (Maya Hawke) surname in a series of cryptic tweets. The season three writing team got in on the Twitter trend ...
Yang Hengjun: China tells Australia to stop interfering in writer's detention  The GuardianBeijing attacks 'irresponsible remarks' of Marise Payne and says it is conducting a lawful inquiry into case of Australian academic.
The best books by African writers in 2019 so far...  African ArgumentsFrom evocative prose to moving memoirs and hilarious satire, we bring you some of Africa's best reads from the first half of 2019: ...
RibFest a busy time for Port Moody's ticket-writing bylaw officers  The Tri-City NewsBarbecue cooks and rib enthusiasts are not the only people who will be busy this weekend at Port Moody RibFest. The influx of cars into the area around Rocky ...
Get This, Greta Gerwig Is Writing The 'Barbie' Film Script For Margot Robbie  Pedestrian TVSomehow, someway, the big screen Barbie film has tapped Greta Gerwig & Noah Baumbach to pen the script. Not a joke. Really happening.
The curriculum writers: 200 teachers determine what Anne Arundel students learn, when and how they’ll learn it  CapitalGazette.comA school's curriculum shapes students' experiences in the classroom, but not everyone knows how it winds up in front of more than 82000 students in Anne ...
Boca OB-GYN accused of writing phony prescriptions, including for men  Palm Beach PostBOCA RATON — A suburban Boca Raton OB-GYN was arrested Saturday after she allegedly wrote phony prescriptions for patients, including men, that she ...
Writers to Watch Fall 2019: Anticipated Debuts  Publishers WeeklyThis season's list features five translated works—from the French, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish. Even the American debuts have a distinctly international flavor ...
Man jailed after writing bad checks to local auto dealerships  WTOV SteubenvilleA man accused of scheming car dealerships out of vehicles and money has been arrested. NEWS9 has connected him to four different incidents in two counties.
Jourdan Rodrigue: Writing about the small, powerful moments...  The AthleticRodrigue joins Joe Person on our Panthers beat to continue to get the Panthers news you trust and the independent analysis you appreciate.
Johnny Clegg was writing autobiography shortly before his death  Channel 24South African music icon Johnny Clegg, who died on Tuesday following a long battle with pancreatic cancer, was writing an autobiography shortly before his ...
France seeks science-fiction writers to help futureproof its military against science-fact  The RegisterThe French army has said it is looking to recruit four or five sci-fi writers and futurologists to staff a "Red Team" that predicts future threats and how to disrupt or ...
The Garbage Man Speaks  VultureClickHole, a sister site of the Onion that parodies the internet's most clickbaity *content*, launched in June 2014, but it arguably wasn't until later that year that the ...
The One Thing You Must Do If You Want to Be a Successful Freelance Writer  EntrepreneurWhy you'll need to create a schedule and stay focused -- or quickly find yourself out of work.
DC’s New Gods Movie Is Finally Being Written  Cinema BlendReporting on movies, television, video games, and pop culture CINEMABLEND is the go-to source for today's plugged-in generation.
'John Wick' Writer Heading to Marvel's 'Falcon & Winter Soldier'  WIREDThe show will eventually air on the Disney+ streaming *service*.
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A Mode of Transportation

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