by Vivian Vande Velde "So you want to be a writer? The good news--and the bad news--is that
there is no right way to write..." [Read More]
7 Tips for a Successful Writers Conference "These tips for a successful writers conferences will prepare you to get the most out of your publishing,
editing, and writing workshops and seminars!" [Read More]
Why would an agent LOVE picture books but represent very few of them? Read post by Micheal Stearns founder of Upstart Crow Literary and agent to find out.
How to Organize for
the Writing Life: You’ve probably written your whole
life – whether scrawling countless words aimed at diaries, journals, letters or the internet – you’re a
writer. You know it in your bones. It’s how you process life. And to do anything less with your insatiable curiosity,
personal experiences or the creative whirlwind inside of you would leave a tangible void. Unfortunately creating and organizing
can be polar opposites. [Read More]
What You Really Need to Get Started as a Writer:
Congratulations! You have decided to become
a writer. Whether you decided to jump in with both feet and make this your primary source of income or
you are just testing the waters, there is a small, but important, investment you need to make in your new career path.
as investments go, the upfront costs are minimal as compared to other career choices, but it is important to understand what
you need as you get started. [Read More]
The Cold Hard Facts of Book Publishing:
"Redactor Agonistes" by novelist Daniel Menaker, former Executive Editor-in-Chief of Random House.