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If You Plan to Sell Your Writing, You Have to Please Your Editors

How to Please Editors and Sell Your Writing By Grant McDuling, guest writer Producing and selling articles on a regular basis is the bread and butter of most working writers’ businesses. Now that may be all well and good, you might be thinking, but what should you write about if you want to sell articles? […]

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How to Stay Ahead of Your Writing Competition—Six Must Read Blogs

If you’re going to write books (or write articles) and sell your writing or publish your books, you have to know your industry and stay one step ahead of the competition. Choose your weapons. Do you want to pursue traditional New York style publishers and book agents, or is self-publishing going to work better for […]

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How to Learn from the Best Writing Advice Ever

  I’d like to share one of the most valuable pieces of writing advice I ever got. It helped me sell more writing and get more readers. Then, I’d like you to tell me, in the comments, what advice really moved your writing, authoring, or freelance career along. Into My Writing Wayback Machine In college, […]

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1001 Brilliant Ideas for Writers to Steal — New Ebook Cures Writers’ Block!

What writer hasn’t struggled with writers’ block, sometimes every time she sits  down to write? Deadlines loom. Editors gnash their teeth. Words don’t come. Oh! The pain of it! But no more, writers. You can power-up your writing career and meet those deadlines, publish those ebooks, learn how to make money as a writer even […]

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Ten unusual ways to earn more money as a writer

Competition is fierce in the world of magazines, newspapers, and Web writing. Tens of thousands of writers vie for thousands of  jobs and rates plummet to pre-21st century levels. If you’re felling frustrated, and worse, if your bills are not getting paid, rethink your writing market strategies and consider a few out-of-the ordinary writing gigs […]

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Freewriting – The easy way to cure writers’ block

Here’s a brain relaxer for writers and authors who claim to suffer from that great inky malady, writers’ block. Freewriting is a neat trick that gets your brain flowing and your words onto paper or into pixels with a minimum of effort. Freewriting is fun. You may learn a lot. Some of the most famous […]

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Freelance writers wanted — paying job

Don’t you get tired of reading the same over-published, randomly copied Craigslist jobs for freelance writers? These gigs are mostly trash, don’t pay, and some are even out-right scams. However, there are work-at-home, telecommute jobs for writers — jobs that pay decent money. Here’s one of my best finds. A site called Cheapism hires freelancers […]

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Writing for $5 — How Do Real Writers Compete?

There’s a protest movement in social media. “Real” writers spend tons of time complaining that non-degree writers work for $5 per article. They howl that cheap SEO writers and hacks are ruining the marketplace for “real” writers who should command $2 or $3 per word. Writers are going down the tubes! Hold on. Many, many […]

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Content mill Suite101 may be improving for writers

I’ve written for Suite101 and other content mill farms in various iterations on and off for about 10 years and have seldom been a fan of how they treat writers. But let me say this: Suite101’s newest management team, seems to have a better path. There have been a confusing number of shake ups there, […]

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Six fantastic market resources for writers and freelancers

Make a note of these six helpful job and market resources for freelance writers as the economy perks up and work becomes more available. Whether you’re an aspiring writer or a seasoned pro – this half dozen excellent market lists can boost your career. Writing for dollars – They have an archive of ten years […]

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