Writing Resources

We have collected writing resources such as articles and information products from the Internet and members' contributions.  The resources are arranged in the following categories of writing:
Writing Books Writing eBooks Writing Articles
Marketing Your Writings Copywriting Writing Tips
Writing Screenplays Your Writings

Selected Articles & Stories....

Career Advice On Freelance Writing Jobs - Niall Cinneide  Sometimes the freelance writing jobs available are those that no one wants.  Or, they are those that new businesses are looking to fill.  You will not find postings for the best jobs and employment because many of those jobs go to individuals who already have an established career or a good working relationship with those businesses.
Copywriting Is Not One-Size-Fits-All - Karon Thackston  I was in shock.  Honestly, I shook my head when I read his email.  I meant no disrespect; I just couldn’t believe he really felt that way.  “Karon, I want you to write the sales letter for my site.
Tight Lines, Writers! - Jenna Glatzer  “Tight lines” is a good luck wish among fishermen.  When you’ve hooked a fish, your line tightens up.  I was musing on this expression as my husband critiqued my lousy casting skills on our latest fishing expedition.
Taming The Book Proposal - Jill Nagle  Oh, that most maddening of documents!  For so many of us eager to move forward with our nonfiction projects, it looms large like a guard at the queen’s castle, blocking the path to publication.
Writing Articles As An Affordable Internet Marketing Method - David Riewe  Ever heard of affiliate programs?  These are forms of Internet advertising that rewards the affiliates for driving traffic to the advertiser or for other transactions.  The advertiser pays the affiliate to place a link on their website, and the affiliate sends traffic to the advertiser in return.
Are You a Freelance Writer? - Then You Need a Website - Niall Cinneide  As a freelance writer, it is important to present yourself to your clients in a highly effective way.  One of the most effective methods that freelancers use is a website.  You can and should produce your own website to draw people in and learn about your skills.
What Makes Fiction Special - Rebecca Guevara  What Makes Fiction SpecialI was in a brisk discussion about whether a woman ‘would’ or ‘would not’ leave her wayward husband when a man interrupted and said, “But he’s not real!  It’s fiction!
How Can You Find Freelance Work As A Writer? - Niall Cinneide  For those looking at the jobs listings for writers, they may find themselves feeling left out.  There are simply not enough employment options available.  When you are looking at the jobs listings, you may become frustrated and annoyed with the lack of the type of employment that you want.
How Anyone Who Knows How to Type Can Write an Article in 30 Minutes or Less - Rodney Boettger  It seems that one of the fastest growing recommendations flying around the net these days is about writing articles.  Of course as something starts to pick up momentum it brings forth a myriad of products, all wanting your hard earned cash.
Write A Picture! - Nick Smith  It can take quite a leap to get from the written word to a movie screen.  A screenplay, for all its clear descriptions of where characters are and what they say, has to work hard to meet the dramatic immediacy that we expect from films.
Benefits of Journal Writing - Rick Chapo  The benefits of journal writing are fairly well established due to the long history of journal writing.  From Anne Frank to Di Vinci, journal writing has proven itself.  Benefits of Journal WritingWhen considering the benefits of journal writing, it is important to set a few parameters.
Writing the Denouement for Mystery Stories - Mary Arnold  I've read many mystery novels in which the writer left out the denouement, but, in my opinion, a mystery without one is seriously lacking.  Admittedly, I grew up reading Hercule Poirot, in which he always demanded to gather up all the suspects so he could demonstrate his brilliance in deducing the meaning of all the perplexing clues and fingering the murderer.
Writing Resources: 7 Books For Improving Your Manuscript - Britt Gillette  Whether a crawling novice or polished professional, writers from every walk of life have room for improvement in their work.  An endless array of rules and techniques must be kept in mind when writing – punctuation, grammar, transition, show don’t tell, etc.
What a C.I.A. Black Ops Officer Taught Me About Copywriting - Eric Graham  When I was in the Air Force, I had the opportunity to attend a very “special” training course taught by very “special” instructors.  One of my instructors was a former Navy S.  E.  A.
How to Write B2B Ads That Catch Customers - Steve Koons  Are your business-to-business ads working for you?  If they are not making sales, are they at least generating interest in your company?  Are they making an impression on your potential customers by making you stand out in a crowd?

 
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