When it comes to finding success as a writer, there are few elements (outside the actual writing, of course) more important than a website. This post shares eight essential elements for writer websites to find more success.
#1: About PageBelieve it or not, the "about me" page is commonly the page with the second most traffic on author websites (after the home page). And it shouldn't be a surprise, because people who search you ...
Listen to the Writer’s Market Podcast series. Each free episode includes a “Three Things” segment focused on helping writers find success with their writing. This one looks at how to build a mailing list to find success with your writing. … More
There are some questions that are always popular. These are questions that I’ve been asked over and over for nearly 2 decades now. One is, “How do I get my book of poems published?” I plan to cover more of … More
It’s just a fact of the publishing world: Literary agents are essential to getting books published with the big publishers, especially for writers who aren’t already established names. And the best agents to target are the newer ones who are … More
Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems discuss New Year’s resolutions for writers, how to stay on track and what you can learn from failed resolutions of the past that can help you reach your writing goals and have an … More
Listen to the Writer’s Market Podcast series. Each free episode includes a “Three Things” segment focused on helping writers find success with their writing. This one looks at the three C’s of blogging for writers. (Click here to check out … More
Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems explain why reposting others’ work on your blog can get you in hot water (0:30), share three ways writers can build a mailing list (5:35), and discuss copyrights, defamation of character, publishing contracts with … More
How do you pitch your service to potential clients?
I don’t have to do a lot of pitching these days, as most of my work is word-of-mouth or repeat business, but the old-fashioned query letter is still a great tool when I do pitch. I find the examples in … MoreView Full Answer » | More Q&As »
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Many factors go into an agent’s decision of whether or not to sign a new client. It starts with the initial query, which must be dazzling, and it proceeds onto the quality and marketability of the material and the author’s … MoreView Video » | More Videos »