Tag Archives: wrtiers’ resources

Can writers find jobs on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook?

There’s no magic way to find a job, especially in our current world economy, but Jist Works’ THE TWITTER JOB SEARCH GUIDE by Susan Britton Whitcomb, Chandlee Bryan, and Deb Dib is a fairly good resource. Released this month, it’s a well-researched guide to using Twitter, and one of the ways Twitter is used is […]

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In today’s publishing climate, your book needs a professional agent, ghost or mentor

You’re a great writer. Your family and friends always said you have a book inside you. So you wrote the novel and now you’re scared to death—what if it fails? What if you actually succeed? Your book needs a professional editor or a ghost, whether you’re going to self-publish, shop it to publishers, or engage […]

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Why I buy self-published or POD books

In a recent LinkedIn discussion a couple people flamed over a comment I made. I advised doing thorough homework before paying a publishing company to handle your book and reading contracts carefully before signing anything. It’s good advice whether you self-publish, work with Simon and Shuster, use  POD, or crank the stuff out on your […]

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Learn to sell your writing – classes at StoryStudio

StoryStudio is a premier educational setting in Chicago for writers from beginner to professional levels. This is the place to get connected, build a network, learn to market yourself and sell your writing and to polish your skills. Whether or not you live in Chicago, this is a resource to be aware of. We interviewed […]

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Ebooks e-readers and writers’ future work potential

By Dan Pelland What is fueling the changes we see today in the publishing industry, and why are so many people interested in e-books and e-readers? what do writers have to learn in order to survive? Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos’ retail empire, introduced the Kindle e-book reader in 2007. Sales reportedly approached 240,000 for the original […]

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Writers’ Journal Perfect Market for Newer Writers

Sell your writing. Get paid. You don’t have to rely on freebies to create a clip file and enhance your personal brand if you have skill and pay attention to detail.

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OnText Comes to WordPress

OnText, the site for writers has come to Wordpress. Freelance information and resources from Maryan Pelland

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