Every publicationâ€™s editor has tastes that may not be reflected in the submissions guidelines. They may prefer a specific approach to the subject matter that they publish. They may prefer that their writers have a certain background that you do not have. They may not like your sources or your use of commas.
Most writers, even successful novelists, have jobs. They are teachers, lawyers, doctors, dentists, advertising executives, auto mechanics and grocery store clerks. Some are technical writers, copywriters, editors and proofreaders. It is certainly possible to freelance full-time, but many writers collect paychecks along with their invoices. This is especially true in the worlds of poetry and […]
Revised 1/4/20010 In the days before the web, job searches could be difficult, slow, and in many cases expensive. Your main free resource was your local newspaper classifieds, and it only told you what jobs were being advertised. The classifieds didn’t have a word to say about how to get those jobs. To get career […]
By Annagail Lynes The Christian market is booming with new opportunities every day. I never thought that I would be a Christian writer. I always I dreamed of being a novelist, getting up every morning at ten, dressed in my ratty old robe, drinking coffee as I sat down at my computer to type out […]