7 Steps to Collecting Freelance Writing Payments

I recently found out that a publisher I wrote for is facing a lawsuit because of a debt he owes to a printing company. Needless to say, I along with other freelance writers haven’t been paid, and I’m not sure if we’ll ever see payment. I should have known something was awry when the publisher […]

What Can McDonald’s Teach Freelance Writers about Business

McDonald’s has many restaurants around the world. It’s one of the most recognized establishments in the world. Why is this? Is it because they have the best hamburgers in the world? No, it is not. They didn’t worry about perfecting the best hamburger in the world. They focused on perfecting the art of selling and […]

Do You Want to be a Best Selling Author or a Best Writing Author?

Robert Kiyosaki is famous for telling people he’s a Best Selling Author not a Best Writing Author. Writers think that publishing is about writing but it’s about sales and marketing. Your writing style can be reminiscent of Thoreau, Twain, Wolfe, Austin, and other famous authors but if you don’t know how to market and sell […]

Why You Need to Write a Print on Demand Book?

I wrote a children’s picture book and am in the process of finding a literary agent which can be a tedious process. I recommend purchasing the 2011 Children’s Writer’s And Illustrator’s Market book or getting it from your library. If you don’t want to wait to hear from literary agents (can take up to 12-weeks), […]

Win £100 from How To Books November Writing Competition

Nick Lewis at How to Books emailed and informed me that How To Books is holding a November writing competition for the Best How to Article; the deadline is November 30. The winner will receive £100 (that’s pounds). Details can be found at How to Books. Writing competitions and contests can be a great way […]