3 Things for Writing Effective Query Letters

September 23, 2016 | Robert Lee Brewer

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 three things for writing effective query letters. (Click here to check out the podcast episode that includes these ...

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Call for Submissions: 2018 Writer’s Market

September 13, 2016 | Robert Lee Brewer

Beginning today and running until 11:59 p.m. (Atlanta, Georgia time) on October 20, 2016, I’ll be accepting pitches for articles in the 2018 Writer’s Market. I’ll start making assignments sometime around the end of October. What I Like So, what … More »


3 Things Writers Need to Find Freelance Success

September 8, 2016 | Robert Lee Brewer

I’ll probably always remember 2016 as the year I started podcasting with Brian A. Klems. If you haven’t checked them out yet, the Writer’s Market Podcast series is free to all. And each episode includes a “Three Things” segment. The … More »

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From Day Job to Full-Time Freelance Writing Career with Doug White – Episode 7

September 6, 2016 | BrianKlems

Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems dish advice about making connections (0:30), discuss how to follow up with editors to land more assignments (5:20), and talk to successful freelancer Doug White (7:50) about how he transitioned from his full-time job to become a full-time freelancer. Doug … More »

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2016 Writer’s Digest Conference Recap

August 16, 2016 | Robert Lee Brewer

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that I’d be speaking at the annual Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City in a post that included some tips for attending writing conferences. I have to say it was a whirlwind type … More »


2017 Writer’s Market and Writer’s Market Deluxe Edition

August 11, 2016 | Robert Lee Brewer

The time has come to update your copies of Writer’s Market and Writer’s Market Deluxe Edition. This will be my 17th edition with the series, and I’m confident this version is both the latest and the greatest yet. Writer’s Market … More »


The Importance of Being Different for Writers

August 2, 2016 | Robert Lee Brewer

Being different can sometimes be a liability–something that sets a person apart from others and may even result in ridicule or exclusion. However, being different or unique is really a strength for most freelance writers. Being Different in Where to … More »

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Why take your own photos if you’re a writer?

The company publishes several weekly community newspapers and a monthly publication, and all writers and editors take their own photos. I think this is becoming more and more common in the industry. Luckily, I already had some experience with photography … More »

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Build Your Author Platform Through Blogging

Should you blog? If so, what should you blog about? And, if you post any of your book materials on your blog, are you endangering its prospects with an agent or traditional publisher? Learn how and when blogging can benefit … More »

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