Resources for writers groups
A novella written by young Charlotte Bronte in 1838 finally finds a publisher, how the U.S. government kept an eye on Graham Greene, and other literary notes.
The writer was able to break into a larger market by building her experience level and spotting a good regional story twittering in her own back yard. By Sandra Miller.
Considering self-publishing? Here's a capsule look at three of your basic options from our guest expert, Mary Embree.
Yes, you can write for businesses while also doing work as an independent journalist, but it can be a delicate balancing act. By Erik Gunn.
The online marketplace has shrunk, but there are still good opportunities there are long as you approach them with caution. By Moira Allen.
Poet to poet
There are a few basic reasons why some poems confuse readers. Why not avoid the befuddlement? By Sandy Bernstein.
Presenting yourself professionally is an essential part of being a successful freelance writer. By Kelly James-Enger.
Market news, contests and events
Four editors of leading fitness magazines offer tips on how to pitch and break into their market. By Mary Lynn.
What's new in health and fitness?
With the right tone and the right idea, writers of both sexes can break into the men's-magazine market. By Linda Formichelli.
This month, information about dozens of general and literary periodicals, as well as book publishers and markets for plays.
How I write
First-time novelist Caroline Hwang struggled to find her voice, then she got advice from E.L. Doctorow.