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by Ervin Anderson • 5 comments
What's your Writer's Declaration?
It’s July 4th, 2010 as I write this. Soon, fireworks will light up the night sky, alerting aliens of our presence as we celebrate the United States of America’s Independence from the evil British Empi...
by Holly Jennings • 4 comments
A tale of a girl who should be slapped on principle. Oh- and also some useful networking tools for freelance writers.
I have a friend who “fell” into freelance writing. “I wasn’t working at the time,” she said, “when I met someone who needed help writing a business proposal. I told him I could help. He asked how...
by Justin C. Key • 6 comments
After reading two very different books of his, I ponder on cross-genre writers.
Neil Gaiman is steadily rising up my list of must-read authors. It's not just about personal enjoyment: I'm doing my homework. My writing interests have varied a lot. My first book was about parallel...
Does a writer have to be crazy? No, but it certainly helps.
I think all writers are at least mildly insane. Some are functionally insane, others are just outright bonkers. I believe I’m at least somewhat loopy. My head is filled with characters and worlds an...
by Holly Jennings • 3 comments
Enter the lucrative world of ghostwriting.
The ghostwriter is the behind the scenes writer- the one who does the majority of the work, but doesn’t get the credit or the byline. And because he doesn’t get the credit or the byline, he is amply...
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