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Know thy editor

Understanding editors and publications can lead to more success.

By Heather Villa | Published: February 28, 2014

Sounds like a plan

When authors are self-published, taking a strong business approach can help them achieve success.

By Jennifer Lawler | Published: December 30, 2013

Too long. Didn’t read.

Understanding online content farms can put you ahead of the selling game and out of the “tl;dr” syndrome.

By Neil Evans | Published: November 22, 2013

Content to go

Reposition yourself as a content provider and strategist. Experiment with branded material, self-publishing and information distribution, and find new platforms for your writing.

By Mridu Khullar Relph | Published: November 22, 2013

How to structure a premise for stronger stories

“A big-city copy moves to a small coastal town…” Developing a carefully structured premise can arm you with a strong story and a solid pitch line. It’s something agents can sink their “jaws” into.

By Jeff Lyons | Published: September 1, 2013

The college try

It’s never too early to begin the writing career you want to have when you graduate from college. 15 steps can lay the groundwork for future success.

By Harvey Rachlin | Published: August 21, 2013

Not-so-secret identities

Mike Jung catapulted his career forward through social media. It helped that he was funny and talented.

By Lisa Wade McCormick | Published: July 10, 2013