Writing Roundup, February 2, Groundhog Day Edition

Woo hoo. The groundhog saw his shadow today. That should be good news for the folks throughout the country buried in snow. I am also debuting a new section in the roundups: money. All of us need to manage our money, whether we are dealing with the feast or famine cycle of freelancing, building a Read More …

Writing Roundup, January 26

The Business of Writing | Craft | Fiction | Freelancing | Platform The Business of Writing The big news this week is Digital Book World, so most of the posts here are reports of sessions. Find more using Twitter hashtag #dbw11. Digital Book World: Disconnect and 10 Tweet Observations: Bob Mayer looks critically at the Read More …

Writing Roundup, January 13

The Business of Writing | Craft | Fiction | Freelancing | Platform The Business of Writing The Importance of Context: A nice look at the facts about self- versus traditional publishing. James Ellroy: It took me 6 published novels to tenuously earn a living as a writer: A nice reality check when you think about Read More …

Writing Roundup, January 5: Welcome to 2011 Edition

The Business of Writing Craft Fiction Freelancing Platform The Business of Writing Becoming a Professional Writer: What does it mean to be a professional in our field? Position Yourself for Writing and Publishing Success in 2011: Christina Katz discusses her course offerings and how they have helped her former students. Whether you take one of Read More …