I have been writing professionally for many years. My first tentative steps into the creative writing and freelance writing arena taught me a lot. It taught me that this is a tough profession with ever-increasing demands but as such, you have to treat it like any other work stream and you have a pride in your work. Work hard, work smart and be professional.
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Writing jobs for 7th October
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When Amazon announced that their Kindle digital download sales had eclipsed both their hardback and paperback sales combined, the moment of the new ebook revolution had arrived. The launch of the Amazon Kindle in 2007 allowed people to simply click and buy to download ebooks from the Kindle marketplace onto their device. In 2009 the Apple iPad exploded onto the scene bringing with it the iBook app that also enabled ebook sales via other Apple family of products such as the iPhone and iPod.
Becoming a successful television writer is the dream of many TV script writers who are interested in creative writing for this most popular means of entertainment. A television writer holds a prominent position in bringing programs to television because he or she is responsible for penning the plotline, the dialogues, characters, and creating situations for the story. The TV writer furthers re-writes and polishes the script until it is ready to be used for filming.
For nine years I worked for an online publicity firm for authors. The company was one of the first, if not the first, dedicated solely to online publicity.
The ultimate goal for most authors is to be able to add bestselling author to their resume. This article will give you a few pointers on how to do just that.
Green living is an important concept for everyone to embrace and as writers, we should be equally conscious about our own contribution to the planet. If you mention green living
If you are having a bad day with your writing, the words won’t come and every page is painstakingly hard, it’s very easy to be tempted to discard your work, but resist that compulsion and simply put your writing away for another day.
A synopsis is so important and can make the difference between publication and rejection. Give your manuscript a chance by following these simple steps….
Certain concepts just carry over well from print journalism. The
press release, the tried and true method of updating the public
on an organization’s affairs, is an example of just how well
such a concept can survive
Since you are reading this, it is pretty clear that you are already aware of the popularity and prospective value of information based marketing. It’s so popular that there are more than enough articles on the Web to keep the average person……
What does it take to effectively start your path toward becoming a freelance travel writer? What skills, experience, tools, education, and temperament are best suited for success as a travel writer?
Twenty years of marriage and this was the worst set of arguments that they had ever had. Not even the trials and tribulations of raising twins had caused them to fall out on this scale. Marilyn breathed in the familiar scent of her husband’s cologne, loving his silent form so much that it hurt.
The Perfects have risen from the earth to save the planet from total destruction.
It is 12/12/2012; the end of the Mayan calendar. The world leaders, through their greed and lust for power, have triggered their arsenal of nuclear weapons.
Fear of rejection is the curse of all amateur writers, it can stop you from progressing with your writing and taking that crucial step…
Creative Competitor Weekly Writing Tip 3. Plan your writing day…
It might be horrible to receive a rejection letter or email and to have your manuscript come winging its way back but don’t despair, it…
It’s human nature for people to share in the experiences of others and that’s why travel blogs are so popular. Not everyone can afford to travel to exotic locations certainly on a regular basis
Applying for writing jobs? Being professional is great but…
When writing a crime novel, you must know your killer inside and out. What makes your antagonist react violently, think history, think murder weapons…
Setting up a freelance writing blog can be great fun albeit a challenge if time is limited, but don’t let that put you off, Creative Competitor Annette Young says planning is all important
Writing a novel? Dont’ forget to request a manuscript critique and give your novel a fighting chance of getting published.
Freelance writing may be a wonderful career for many but if you are new to writing professionally, make sure you are fully prepared for the challenges to come…..