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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How to Talk to a Literary Agent with Carly Watters – Episode 6

July 22, 2016 | BrianKlems

Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems share tips and funny encounters with literary agents (1:00), important advice for entering writing contests (11:30), and discuss how to approach an agent (and more) with literary agent Carly Watters (14:00). To listen to current and past episodes on … More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Featured Q&A

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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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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