You have been working on your writing skills for a while now and you feel that you finally have a piece you have perfected. You’ve been looking at submission guidelines and noticed that a lot of them want a summary of your story included in the items you send to them. What should you put… Continue reading Writing an effective summary
You have spent a long time working on your writing and you feel that you’ve perfected each piece you’ve written before submitting it anywhere. However, you haven’t always been met with a warm welcome. How can you get past the rejection of your work? It doesn’t matter how much you think a piece sparkles, there… Continue reading Getting past rejection
You have been getting more serious about your writing and you feel that you are finally ready to head to a writing conference. You’ve searched high and low to find the ideal option to suit your needs and now you are preparing to enjoy your time there. What should you bring with you? Every conference… Continue reading What to bring to a writing conference
You have been writing for a while now, and you feel that attending a writing conference can help you get to know some people in the industry and offer you additional insight into what this type of career entails. How can you choose the right conference to attend? Writing conferences can vary greatly in content,… Continue reading Choosing a writing conference
You have been working on your writing for a while now, and you feel that it’s finally time to try to get your work out there to the public. Should you publish under a pseudonym? If you are just starting out and haven’t had any of your work head out into the world just yet,… Continue reading Should you write under a pseudonym?
You have been writing for a while now, and you feel that you are finally at the stage where you have a piece worth marketing. However, to do this you will need to get someone interested in your work. This is where the basic elevator pitch can come into play. You may have heard of… Continue reading Elevator pitch basics
You consider yourself to be a writer, but you realize that you are still at the very beginning of your career. You don’t have work out there that’s bringing in too many new followers, and you don’t have devoted fans writing to tell you how amazing your pieces are. How can you begin to establish… Continue reading Creating your platform