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How To Publish Your Own Newsletter
I get a lot of requests for information on how to set up and operate a newsletter. This article is intended to help those of you who are interested in running your own newsletter get it started. More ...

Copywriting - Where to Get Paid Jobs and Projects
Copy writing and proofreading is a freelance job that many consider these days. Many are seeking alternative sources of income and copy writing does not require any formal education and can be done from home by just about anyone. More ...

How to Catch the Writing Bug
If you earn income as a writer, or use writing as a marketing tool, you know how difficult it can be at times to write. I started writing for my website and newsletter a few years ago. Sometimes writing would be torture. Then one day I caught the writing bug. More ...

Freelance Writing Moms
It's a comforting thought to know I'm not the only mom writer in existence, and if you're like me, you love reading tips and ideas from other writing moms. So, I've decided to share a few of my own to help you stay on track and keep motivated. More ...

Working as a Copywriter Can Be Lucrative
There are many ways to write for money, but copywriting is one of the most lucrative. An experienced, hard-working copywriter in North America can earn more than $100,000 annually. More ...

Tips for Making Money Writing as a Freelancer
Working at home as a writer is one of the largest work at home categories. Starting your career as a work at home writer is as easy as doing some Internet research and applying for a job. There are many ways to break into the writing field, even if you have no previous experience. More ...

12 Web Sites that Pay for Writing
Advertisers have found that having a blogger write about their product or service is a much more effective way to advertise than posting ads. This has created a new opportunity for you to get paid for writing. This is a list of 12 places on the Web that pay you to write. More ...

Freelance Writers Marketing 101
The one thing all freelance writers should begin doing at some point in their career is marketing themselves. There are so many ways to do that these days that the list is literally off the charts. So what can YOU do to help market yourself as a great freelance writer? More ...

What Magazine Editors Want From Freelance Writers
What editors most want to find in queries are good article ideas from writers who have an appealing edge over other writers. Contrary to what most beginning freelancers think, that edge need not be writing talent. More ...

The Elements of a Good Picture Book
Because the number of words is relatively small, many writers consider a picture book an easy option. They are very wrong to do so. Picture book writing is one of the hardest and most competitive fields of all. So what are the elements of a good picture book? More ...

How to Create a Realistic Fiction Character
One of the biggest challenges for any fiction writer is creating realistic, or believable, characters. a realistic character feels interesting and unique, but also relatable and likeable. This is a tricky balance to achieve. More ...

How to Improve Your Writing - Basic Plot Structure
In discussing plot structure I thought I'd start with the most basic premise - Freytag's Pyramid. According to Freytag, a drama is divided into five parts: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. More ...

How To Get Paid $1.17 For Every New Subscriber
The difficulty with building a quality list is it takes time and money. But what if there was a more profitable system that eliminated the freebie subscribers? What if you could generate a subscriber list that was made up of proven buyers, and each new subscriber paid you $1.17 to be on your list. More ...

Children's Book Publishers and Young Readers - How to Wow Them With Your Story
Let's face it, some kids just don't like to read. Publishers are looking for books that will appeal to reluctant readers. There are eight qualities possessed by great books for reluctant readers. If you work at least three of the elements listed in this article into your book, it will be loved even by kids to whom reading is a chore. More ...