Writing Roundup, April 4

The Business of Writing | Craft | Fiction | Freelancing | Platform | Money The Business of Writing Guest Post by Mark Coker, Creator of Smashwords: J.A. Konrath hosts the creator of Smashwords. Coker provides some interesting insight into self-publishing. The First Ever Write It Sideways Blogging Contest: Here is a nice opportunity to get Read More …

Writing Roundup, February 9

The Business of Writing | Craft | Fiction | Freelancing | Platform | Money The Business of Writing Agent Jon Sternfeld on a Handful of Writing Don’ts: This piece is targeted toward novel queries, but there is guidance for anyone writing a query or finished piece. Avoiding Negative Responses to Your Book Pitch: The first Read More …

Writers and Money

Two interesting blog posts this week address the concept of monetary compensation for writers. No Money…Are You Really a Writer? Rebecca starts a series on what makes you a writer. Is monetary compensation your measure of success? Or is it a story well crafted? Writers, Let’s Join Together on Payment Kristine Meldrum Denholm provides a Read More …