Resources for professional writers, including newsletters and links to useful sites.
Lucrative Writing Market You’ve Never Even Heard About
Most writers don’t know about this, but you can earn $75-$150 an hour writing for this little-known market. Skilled writers are in high-demand, and best of all—you can work from home.
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Trends & Tips
Software Options for Simple yet Effective Screenwriting
Guide to Hiring Business Writers.
Writer as Designer
This article is on the topic of visual design, and how writers can learn and apply the elements of visual design to enhance their message and the appeal of their written documents. According to the author, Beverley Stevens, good visual design can be learned without the need to attend formal courses in graphic design.
The Business of Working
This article has been kindly contributed by Heather Douglas of Home Business New Zealand Ltd. It provides advice on running the business side of your writing, and will be particularly useful for freelancers who work from home.
Overseas Work: Arranging
Advice on how to ensure you get paid in a timely manner when working with overseas clients.
Freelance Writers' Earnings
The results of a survey conducted on the Writerfind.com site in May 2012.
The Secrets of Having an Abundance
of Freelance Work
Is it better to be a generalist or a specialist? In this article, Chet Dembeck argues that freelance writers need to become specialists in order to get the best jobs. Not everyone agrees with this argument, though: some comments from readers.
Interview with a Ghostwriter -- Clifford Thurlow
Training Courses for Writers
Courses in Journalism (Freelance), Creative Writing, Technical Writing, Editing, Journalism, PR /Corporate Communications
NZ Writing Courses - Editing, Proofreading and Technical Writing (Discussion - Various Contributors)
E-Books: The Promises and the Perils
Have you been trying to publish a book, and been fobbed off repeatedly by the publishers you approach? Do you suspect an increasing (profit-driven) conservatism and narrowness in traditional publishing circles may be stopping your highly original works from even getting a look-in? If you have answered either of these questions in the affirmative, e-publishing may be for you. Before getting seriously involved, though, consider deeply ....
Selling Information on the Internet: Email and Ezines
Selling Information on the Internet- Email and Ezines, Part II: Interview with Allan Gardyne
Successful Authors Move
Online: Interviews and Progress Reports
We will be interviewing authors who have recently started selling their books on-line. The idea is to gain a realistic view of what can be achieved through this medium.
Writing Opinion Pieces for Major US Newspapers
Teaming Up with Local Printers for Freelance Work
Report - 10 Ways to Promote Your Book without Paying ... Much
How to Create a Multi-Functional Newsletter to Promote Your Freelance Business and Secure More Work
9 Essential Secrets You Must Know Before You Sell Your Copywriting Services to Small Local Businesses This Year!
How to Multiply Your Freelance Work