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 ...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 … MoreView Full Answer » | More Q&As »
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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 … MoreView Video » | More Videos »