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102 Ways to Earn Money Writing 1,500 Words or Less

by I. J. Schecter

Can you make a living writing? Absolutely! 102 Ways to Earn Money Writing 1,500 Words or Lessshows you the wide array of freelance opportunities available#150;and gives you everything you need to know to reap the benefits of a bustling writing career. Award-winning freelancer and highly sought communications consultant I. J. Schecter delivers ideas for finding freelance work in traditional markets like magazines and newspapers, as well as in unique markets, including: fast-food tray liner copy person-to-person correspondence (including love letters!) resumes menus and many others! Every suggestion is backed by a real-life experience from Schecter and other freelancing experts. Plus, each of the 102 ways has a "Get This Gig" section that tells you where to start, who to contact, and what to charge so you can immediately apply what you learn. 102 Ways to Earn Money Writing 1,500 Words or Lessgives you the knowledge, confidence, and inspiration to recognize and make the most of today's freelance possibilities.

20 Master Plots (And How to Build Them)

by Ronald B. Tobias

Give your story a solid foundation-a plot that engages readers from start to finish! The best stories linger in the hearts and minds of readers for decades. These tales gain their power through plots that connect with the audience on both an emotional and intellectual level. Inside Ronald B. Tobias details these 20 time-tested plots. Each is discussed and analyzed, illustrating how a successful plot integrates all the elements of a story. Tobias then shows you how to use these plots effectively in your own work. Tobias then goes to the next level, showing you how to choose and develop plot in fiction. He shows you how to craft plot for any subject matter, so that you develop your work evenly and effectively. As a result, your fiction will be more cohesive and convincing, making your story unforgettable for readers everywhere. "Plot isn't an accessory that conveniently organizes your material according to some ritualistic magic. You don't just plug in plot like a household appliance and expect it to do its job. Plot is organic. It takes hold of the writer and the work from the beginning. " -Ronald Tobias

2009 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market

by Writer'S Digest Books

Since 1975, Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market has been the most complete resource for fine artists, illustrators, designers and cartoonists who want to show and sell their work. This essential guide gives creatives completely updated contact and submission information for more than 1,500 art markets such as greeting card companies, magazine and book publishers, galleries, art fairs, ad agencies and more. Informative interviews with successful artists and art buyers offer advice on how to make contacts and succeed in the competitive art industry. Readers will also discover valuable resources for obtaining grants, marketing and promoting their work, and networking with fellow artists.

2009 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market®

by Writer'S Digest Books

Since 1975, Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market has been the most complete resource for fine artists, illustrators, designers and cartoonists who want to show and sell their work. This essential guide gives you completely updated contact and submission information for more than 1,500 art markets such as greeting card companies, magazine and book publishers, galleries, art fairs, ad agencies and more. Informative interviews with successful artists and art buyers offer advice on how to make contacts and succeed in the competitive art industry. You'll also discover valuable resources for obtaining grants, marketing and promoting their work, and networking with fellow artists.

2009 Guide to Literary Agents®

by Chuck Sambuchino

Now, more than ever, in a market glutted with aspiring writers and a shrinking number of publishing houses, writers need someone familiar with the publishing scene to shepherd their manuscript to the right person. Completely updated annually,Guide to Literary Agentsprovides names and specialties for more than 800 individual agents around the United States and the world. The 2009 edition includes more than 85 pages of original articles on everything you need to know including how to submit to agents, how to avoid scams and what an agent can do for their clients.

2009 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market®

by Writer'S Digest Books

For 28 years, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market has been the only resource of its kind exclusively for fiction writers. Covering all genres from romance to mystery to horror and more, this resource helps you prepare your submissions and sell your work. This must-have guide includes listings for over 1,300 book publishers, magazines, literary agents, writing contests and conferences, each containing current contact information, editorial needs, schedules and guidelines that save you time and take the guesswork out of the submission process. With more than 100 pages of listings for literary journals alone and another 100 pages of book publishers, plus special sections dedicated to the genres of romance, mystery/thriller, speculative fiction, and comics/graphic novels, the 2009 edition of this essential resource is your key to successfully selling your fiction.

2009 Photographer's Market

by Writer'S Digest Books

With 1,500 market listings, 2009 Photographer's Market is the essential resource for freelance photographers looking to market their work. No other book contains as many market listings for magazines, book publishers and stock agencies all over the world. Easy to use with clearly marked sections and four indexes, this accessible guide also helps photographers narrow down the markets that interest them. Plus, articles about successful photographers and how they built their businesses shows readers how to succeed in an ever-evolving industry. Up-to-date information on technology and market trends arms readers with the facts they need to establish themselves as working photographers.

2009 Photographer's Market®

by Writer'S Digest Books

With 1,500 market listings, 2009 Photographer's Market is the essential resource for freelance photographers looking to market their work. No other book contains as many market listings for magazines, book publishers and stock agencies all over the world. Easy to use with clearly marked sections and four indexes, this accessible guide will help you narrow down the markets that interest you. Plus, articles about successful photographers and how they built their businesses show you how to succeed in an ever-evolving industry. Up-to-date information on technology and market trends arms you with the facts you need to establish yourself as a working photographer.

2009 Poet's Market

by Writer'S Digest Books

2009 Poet's Market gives readers all the information necessary to research markets and submit poetry for publication. In addition to market listings, poets will find guidance for preparing and submitting manuscripts, identifying markets, relating to editors, and more. Plus, the book includes additional listings for conferences, workshops, organizations for poets, print and online resources, and the latest trends in poetry writing and publishing.

2009 Poet's Market®

by Writer'S Digest Books

2009 Poet's Market gives readers all the information necessary to research markets and submit poetry for publication. In addition to market listings, poets will find guidance for preparing and submitting manuscripts, identifying markets, relating to editors, and more. Plus, the book includes additional listings for conferences, workshops, organizations for poets, print and online resources, and the latest trends in poetry writing and publishing.

2009 Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino Charles Galvin Robin Mizell Emily Hoferer

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from \industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

2009 Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market®

by Chuck Sambuchino Emily Hoferer Charles Galvin Robin Mizell

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from \industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

2009 Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market®

by Chuck Sambuchino Emily Hoferer Charles Galvin Robin Mizell

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

2009 Songwriter's Market®

by Greg Hatfield

Songwriter's Market is packed with insider information about the music industry that can spell the difference between success and failure. You'll find support and encouragement through listings for support organizations, online resources, as well as articles and interviews with industry insiders. With completely updated listings for music publishers, record companies, managers, booking agents, and record producers, as well as information about how the music industry works and how to protect yourself from the scam artists of the industry, this helpful guide is every musician's best friend.

2009 Songwriter's Market

by Greg Hatfield

Songwriter's Marketis packed with insider information about the music industry that can spell the difference between success and failure. You'll find support and encouragement through listings for support organizations, online resources, as well as articles and interviews with industry insiders. With completely updated listings for music publishers, record companies, managers, booking agents, and record producers, as well as information about how the music industry works and how to protect yourself from the scam artists of the industry, this helpful guide is every musician's best friend.

2009 Writer's Market®

by Robert Lee Brewer

For 88 years, Writer's Market has given fiction and nonfiction writers the information they need to sell their work--from completely up-to-date listings to exclusive interviews with successful writers. The 2009 edition provides all this and more with over 3,500 listings for book publishers, magazines and literary agents, in addition to a completely updated freelance rate chart. In addition to the thousands of market listings, writers will find up-to-date information on becoming a successful freelancer covering everything from writing query letters to launching a freelance business, and more.

2010 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market, 29th Annual Edition

by Alice Pope

For three decades, fiction writers have turned to Novel & Short Story Writer's Market to keep them up-to-date on the industry and help them get published. Whatever your genre or form, the 2010 edition of Novel & Short Story Writer's Market tells you who to contact and what to send them. In this edition you'll find: * Complete, up-to-date contact information for 1,200 book publishers, magazines and journals, literary agents, contests and conferences. * News with novelists such as Gregory Frost, Jonathan Mayberry, Carolyn Hart, Chelsea Cain, Mary Rosenblum, Brian Evenson and Patricia Briggs, plus interviews with four debut authors who share their stories and offer advice. * Nearly 200 pages of informative and inspirational articles on the craft and business of fiction, including pieces on a writing humor, satire, unsympathetic characters, and genre fiction; tips from editors and authors on how to get published; exercises to improve your craft; and more. * Features devoted to genre writing including romance, mystery, and speculative fiction. * And new this year: access to all Novel & Short Story Writer's Market listings in a searchable online database!

2012 Guide to writer's conferences

by Robert Lee Brewer

Want to know what writer's conferences and workshops are happening where? Want to know how to register and make the most of your time there? The 2012 Guide to Writer's Conference provides details on more than 100 conferences and workshops throughout the United States. You'll find information on how much they cost, who to contact, how to register, what you'll learn, and what to expect!

2012 Guide to writing competitions

by Robert Lee Brewer

Are you competitive? Do you believe that your writing stands above that of your peers? If so, then look inside and you'll find all the information you need to enter every major writing competition in the Unitied States. Hundreds of opportunities are listed, with each entry providing information on when and how to submit your work, what it costs (if anything) to participate, what the judges are looking for, when winners are selected, and what prizes are offered. If you believe in your work and think you have what it takes to outshine your peers, this is the refernece for you!

2012 Horror Writer's Market

by Robert Lee Brewer

From the editors at Writer's Digest, this fantastic resource for horror writers details hundreds of magazine and book publishers who are interested in acquiring and publishing new frightful fiction. Each market listing provides information on where the publisher is located, what they're looking for, who to contact, how to reach them, and what their terms are. Each entry also comes with special insider tips for getting their attention. You want to get your horror fiction published? Start by looking here.

2012 Mystery Writer's Market

by Robert Lee Brewer

From the editors at Writer's Digest, this fantastic resource for mystery writers details hundreds of magazine and book publishers who are interested in acquiring and publishing new crime and mystery fiction. Each market listing provides information on where the publisher is located, what they're looking for, who to contact, how to reach them, and what their terms are. Each entry also comes with special insider tips for getting their attention. You want to get your mystery published? Start by looking here.

2012 Romance Writer's Market

by Robert Lee Brewer

From the editors at Writer's Digest, this fantastic resource for romance writers details hundreds of magazine and book publishers who are interested in acquiring and publishing new romantic fiction. Each market listing provides information on where the publisher is located, what they're looking for, who to contact, how to reach them, and what their terms are. Each entry also comes with special insider tips for getting their attention. You want to get your romance published? Start by looking here.

2012 Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer's Market

by Robert Lee Brewer

From the editors at Writer's Digest, this fantastic resource for science fiction and fantasy writers details hundreds of magazine and book publishers who are interested in acquiring and publishing new science fiction and fantasy titles. Each market listing provides information on where the publisher is located, what they're looking for, who to contact, how to reach them, and what their terms are. Each entry also comes with special insider tips for getting their attention. You want to get your science fiction and fantasy published? Start by looking here.

2013 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino

Now in its 25th edition,CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 650 listings for children's book markets (publishers, agents, magazines and more) - including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories they're looking for. You'll also find: Profiles of debut authors who succeeded, as well as interviews with acclaimed novelists such as Garth Nix (The Old Kingdom and Seventh Tower series), Tamora Pierce (Song of the Lioness series) and Marissa Meyer (Cinder) A special roundup with more than 20 SCBWI advisors worldwide who share their best advice on how to get your children's book published and break out In-depth articles on topics such as picture book pacing, illustration, query letters, finding and agent, social media, craft and voice, writers' conferences and more!

2013 Poet's Market

by Robert Lee Brewer

The Most Trusted Guide for Getting Poetry Published! The2013 Poet's Marketincludes hundreds of publishing opportunities specifically for poets, including poetry publications, book/chapbook publishers, contests, and more. These listings include contact information, submission preferences, insider tips on what specific editors want, and - when offered - payment information. Plus, the editorial content in the front of the book has been revamped to include more articles on the Business of Poetry, Promotion of Poetry, and Craft of Poetry. Learn how to navigate the social media landscape, write various poetic forms, give a perfect reading, and more.

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