Tag Archives: Writing Jobs

Austen, Koontz, Alcott plus zombies and vampires

Hooking up Dean Koontz and Frankenstein isn’t a big stretch. Koontz has written some creepy stuff. But what do Jane Austen and Louisa May Alcott stories have to to with zombies and vampires? What does all that blood and guts have to do with selling your writing? According to Sniplets.com, Dean Koontz signed with Bantam Books […]

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What should you charge for writing, editorial services?

What to charge for the writing and editorial work you do is a puzzlement for many writers, especially those beginning their career or transitioning to another kind of writing or editorial service. Bookmark the Editorial Freelancers Association rates and fees page and you’ll never have to sweat what to charge. Spend some time reading and […]

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Excellent advice from experienced book agent

Chip MacGregor is an intuitive and experienced book agent – literary agent. His web site, or blog, actually, is a font of specific and accurate information for writers and authors who want to sell their writing. My advice, book mark MacGregor’s blog and visit it often. It seems to be a great spot to get […]

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Writers and marketing – 8 perfect ways to sell your writing

Writers and freelancers, if you aren’t meeting your marketing goals with your blog, book, or website, here are tips for you. Rethink traditional ways to sell yourself and sell your writing. This information is reprinted with permission – it seems so right that sharing it with other writers is a natural. Read it, save it, […]

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Publishing jobs still exist-publishers hiring

Browsing Mediabistro’s industry newsletter, GalleyCat, I came upon some good news – there are still people hiring for job opportunities in the publishing world. The Bistro only talked about a few jobs, but it’s a start. I’ll pass these on, with thanks to Mediabistro. It’s so frustrating to cruise the ‘Net for writing related jobs […]

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Break into romance writing at Harlequin

Writing romance novels for money seems like a dream, doesn’t it? Today’s guest writer, Marin Thomas tells you first-hand how to break in to the lucrative field of women’s fiction and romance writing. Breaking In By Marin Thomas, Harlequin American Romance Author A few years ago, I spoke to a group of aspiring writers. I’ll […]

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How to stop bitching and sell your writing

This is my response to a young writer who emailed me yesterday, frustrated because he/she can’t make money by selling his/her writing. Here’s how to stop bitching and sell your writing. First – when I Googled this writer, I found no evidence of a professional writer marketing a business. The writer has no website. No […]

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Libby Hellmann’s Easy Innocence, a review

Reading and learning from established authors makes fertile ground for learning how to sell your writing. Let’s look at my review of Chicago mystery writer Libby Fischer Hellmann’s current novel, Easy Innocence. Writers can learn how to write marketable detective fiction, or and how to write and sell reviews of other authors’ work. Review: Easy […]

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Staff Blogging Course helps sell your writing

        Writer and professional blogger Ali Hale created a digital course called Staff Blogging to help other writers develop yet another reliable revenue stream in these times of economic hysteria – I mean challenges. I had a chance to use and review the staff blogging course. Here’s what I found.  From the […]

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How freelance writers make real money as staff bloggers

Ali Hale makes real money as a staff blogger, her primary revenue stream. Ali is a freelance writer and entrepreneur, in her 20s, carving out a solid living for herself. This Q&A interview will introduce you to Ali and her new ebook staff-blogging course. Further – you may gain some insight about parlaying one revenue […]

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