Writer's Market Deluxe Edition 2016

2016 Writer’s Market and Writer’s Market Deluxe Edition

August 20, 2015 | Robert Lee Brewer

The time has come to update your copies of Writer’s Market and Writer’s Market ...

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Oprah Book Club’s First Author Gives Writing & Publishing Advice – Episode 5

June 17, 2016 | BrianKlems

Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems discuss what books would be in their book clubs (1:00), writing in different points of view (7:05), what to consider when negotiating with publishers (11:25), and talk writing with the first Oprah Book Club author, Jacquelyn … More »


How to Start Freelance Writing with Zachary Petit – Episode 4

May 16, 2016 | BrianKlems

Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems explain how to deal with rejection (8:50), discuss how to create and maintain a successful blog (11:15) and talk specifically about how to land freelance writing assignments (especially when just starting out) with … More »


Building a Freelance Writing Career with Carol Tice – Episode 3

April 26, 2016 | BrianKlems

Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems discuss the submission process for freelancers (9:30), how to build your author platform on Facebook (11:50), and investments you need to make to grow your freelancing career with freelance writing expert Carol Tice … More »


Tax Tips for Writers with CPA Carol Topp – Episode 2

March 29, 2016 | BrianKlems

Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems explain how to write effective query letters (8:05), talk platform building through Twitter (10:50), and discuss key things writers should know about taxes with CPA Carol Topp (15:25). To listen to current and past episodes … More »


Grants for Writers with C. Hope Clark – Episode 1

March 16, 2016 | BrianKlems

In this first episode, Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems share advice on finding long-term writing success (6:45), explain what an author platform is and why you need one (9:30), and discuss how to apply for—and get—writing grants with … More »


Introducing The Writer’s Market Podcast

March 15, 2016 | BrianKlems

The Writer’s Market podcast, co-hosted by Writer’s Digest editors Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems, covers issues that freelance writers care about, whether that’s finding freelance assignments and negotiating payments or handling taxes and building a writing platform. In … More »

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Featured Q&A

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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Featured Writing Video

How an Agent Picks a Client: From Query to Career

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 … More »

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