Writer's Market Deluxe Edition 2016

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

August 20, 2015 | Robert Lee Brewer

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Call for Submissions: 2016 Writer’s Market

September 10, 2014 | Robert Lee Brewer

Beginning today and running until 11:59 p.m. (Atlanta, Georgia time) on October 20, 2014, I’ll be accepting pitches for articles in the 2016 Writer’s Market. Sometime in the end of October, I’ll start making assignments. If you’re interested in pitching … More »

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Blogs From GSWC Participants

February 10, 2014 | Robert Lee Brewer

Somewhere in the beginning to middle of January, I asked for blog URLs from participants in the the 2014 Get Started Write Challenge. I received quite a few immediately, but I’ve still been receiving new URLs in February. Here’s the … More »

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2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 31

January 31, 2014 | Robert Lee Brewer

For today’s task, sit down and make a list of next steps. How are you going to make next month as successful as this month? How are you going to make it even more successful? Here are some next steps … More »

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2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 30

January 30, 2014 | Robert Lee Brewer

For today’s task, assemble your book proposal. This will require getting everything together from earlier. Here’s the order of most proposals: Cover (or query) letter. This better include the proposed title, unique selling point(s), and very brief bio. Book overview. … More »

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2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 29

January 29, 2014 | Robert Lee Brewer

For today’s task, define the unique selling point of your book. If you want to impress publishing folk, let them know that you know what your USP (unique selling point) is. How do you define your unique selling point? This … More »

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2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 28

January 28, 2014 | Robert Lee Brewer

Our task for today is to take your book idea and find comparative and competitive titles. While books have a better chance of getting published when they’re unique, they also need already existing titles around to show there’s a market … More »

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Were there any unexpected obstacles once you started freelancing?

This may be cliche, but it’s true–the business side of freelancing is just as important as the creative side, and it’s a side I, like many others, didn’t put as much effort into. Even if you have dream clients who … More »

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An Agent’s Tips on Story Structures that Sell

Learn what agents and editors look for in a marketable novel or memoir—from an exciting beginning to a story’s three acts. Once an agent determines an author has mastered the craft of writing, the next thing they look for is … More »

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