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Secrets to Your Success – The You in Your Writing Career

My two favorite writing books are On Writing, by Stephen King, and Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott.  While they share certain elements – mainly, that they both contain excellent advice on writing, but also wonderful insight to life in general, and the writing life in particular.  Inspirational, beautifully written, […]

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Know Thyself – Mining Who You Are for Success in Freelance Writing

To write this article, I randomly opened my Writer’s Market to pages 540-541.  Just so you know, pages 429-748 of the book form the section “Consumer Magazines.”  Within that section, there are nearly 50 subsections.  I randomly opened to a page with these magazine titles, which are under the subsection […]

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Five Tips to Help You Make Money as a Writer

Happy New Year! I know, I know, it’s already almost the end of January. The holidays and New Year’s Eve probably seem like a distant memory. Certainly many resolutions have already been broken, and life is back to normal. I’ll be adjusting my monthly column from romance to practical ways […]

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