Get Paid for Writing
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 ...
How I Learned to Make My Writing Pay, and You Can Do It Too
How come there's so much writing in the world, but most writers are poor? It's
because writers are writing the stuff that makes other people rich. If you want to
make money from your writing, you need to write the words that sell. In other words,
you need to become a copywriter. 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 ...
Plotting a Children's Book
How do we take an idea and develop it into a plot for a children's book? How do we work out what to write once we have the initial idea? Here's a basic plot outline. More ...
Tips From a $50K Per Year Part-Time Freelance Writer
For this article I wanted to profile a former Weekend Writer who made $50,000 per year
writing part-time while also working a full-time job. I was astonished when science and
technology writer John Borchardt shared his successful earnings number with me. More ...
An Introduction to Freelance Copywriting
Copywriters are pursuing freelance copywriting more and more these days because of the
great opportunities it offers. If you're interested in freelancing, then here are some
basic pointers to help you get an idea of what is involved. More ...
How to Create Effective Calls to Action in Your Marketing
Calls to action should be included in almost every piece of marketing, whether focused at
businesses or consumers. Calls to action guide the audience towards a real-world action.
If there's one thing the copywriter wants the audience to read and internalise, it's the
call to action. More ...
Learn to Write - Editing Your Children's Book
It is certainly exciting when a book is finished. However, you aren't done yet! The most important part of the writing process is still to be done; that's editing. More ...
A Ghostwriting Guide - Finding and Hiring Your Ghostwriter
Writing is hard work. At the end of the first draft of a book the writer is still much closer to the
beginning of the process than the end. This article is about what you need to think about if you
are thinking of employing a ghost-writer. More ...
Ghostwriting Novels - The Perfect Home Based Business
A ghostwritten novel of 250 pages starts at an astounding $20,000. So, how exactly
can you form a home based business around ghostwriting? First, you will need a portfolio.
You can make a portfolio for your ghostwriting business by using a print-on-demand service. More ...
Affect, Effect - What's the Difference?
For the vast majority of the time, "affect" is a verb and "effect" is a noun. If you
"affect" something, it produces an "effect," just as "a" comes before "e" in the alphabet.
"The recession affected the company's profits. The effect was a 14 percent decrease in sales." More ...
Tips to Ghostwrite as a Freelance Writer
If you decide to ghostwrite e-books and trade paperbacks for clients, consider the
following: If a client hires you as a "work-for-hire" ghostwriter, then the client
pays you for your work, and he owns all rights. Make sure: More ...
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 ...
How to Write a Children's Story
Have you been considering the posibility of writing a childrens book but are not sure
how to begin? Follow the guidelines in this article. More ...