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The Essential Guide to Getting Started in Freelance Writing

The Essential Guide to Getting Started in Freelance Writing

Want to become a freelance writer but not sure how? Here we demystify the industry so you can launch your freelance career in 2022.
The Publishing Triangle: Traditional, Indie, and Self

The Publishing Triangle: Traditional, Indie, and Self

If you're not sure which publishing route is for you, or even what indie- self- and traditional publishing are, this is for you.
The Top 25 Writers’ Conferences in 2022

The Top 25 Writers’ Conferences in 2022

Make 2022 the year you up your writing game by attending at least one of these writers conferences, workshops or retreats.
Creating Memorable Characters in Literary Fiction

Creating Memorable Characters in Literary Fiction

Readers need to be drawn to your characters. How do you ensure this outcome as you develop your characters? Here's how...
Non-Fiction Book Publishing 101

Non-Fiction Book Publishing 101

Looking to publish non-fiction? Here's what you need to know—from which publishers to approach, to how to turn your idea into a proposal, and more.
How To Set Your Freelance Writing Rates

How To Set Your Freelance Writing Rates

No clue how much to charge for your writing? Here's what you need to consider when you establish your freelance writing rate.
Should You Outline Your Book?

Should You Outline Your Book?

Should you outline your book? There's no right answer (But—yes, yes, a thousand times yes.)
5 Ways Joining A Writing Group Will Improve Your Craft

5 Ways Joining A Writing Group Will Improve Your Craft

Stuck in a writing rut? Uninspired? Unmotivated? Lonely? You don't need to give up on your craft, just join a writing group. 

5 Marketing Lessons From a Debut Author

5 Marketing Lessons From a Debut Author

Whether you're traditionally published or self-published, the job of marketing your book ultimately lies with you. Here's how to go about it in an effective (and sane!) way.
6 Ways to Become a Freelance Writer in 2021

6 Ways to Become a Freelance Writer in 2021

Freelance writing is one of the best ways to earn money while working from home—or anywhere in the world. Here's how to start.
How to Hook Your Reader: A Psychologist's Advice

How to Hook Your Reader: A Psychologist's Advice

This advice from psychologists will help you capture your reader's attention right from the start.
Nailing Writing Assignments: Tips From A Teen Author 

Nailing Writing Assignments: Tips From A Teen Author 

Writing tips from 14-year-old author, Risha Chaurasia.