Do you want to be a writer and make money? Are you someone
with interesting ideas and an intense curiosity about a subject or many
different subjects? Have you pushed this side of yourself into the shadows
because you equated writing with poverty?
- Turn talent into dollars
- Understand the business of writing
- Find out if you have what it takes
will show you how to succeed in turning your talent and skill into dollars.
This book not only covers the advantages and disadvantages of being a freelance
writer, but also the nuts-and-bolts issues of running a successful business. It
delves into who hires writers and why, what the essential traits of a freelance
writer are, and how to plan and set goals.
Other topics include:
- Deciding if freelance writing is for you
- Getting started
- Finding work
- Communicating with editors and clients
- Conducting research
- Correcting and avoiding problems Getting paid
...today's prospective writers would do well to
refer to Christine Adamec's comprehensive guide to the industry ... A
total A-Z of professional writing for the aspirant who knows nothing about the
market... ... handily arranged in sections that anticipate the student's
every question Quill Quire, June 2000 Written by Christine
Adamec. Published by Self-Counsel Press, 2000.