Editors expect freelance writers to speak their language.
Especially if you’re new to the world of writing for magazines, newspapers, and websites, you’ll find these terms useful:
Takeaway. Editors want to know what benefit someone will receive by reading an article or nonfiction book. Use this as a key element when you ask if they’d be … Continue reading
Don’t write just for today’s readers.
At a garage sale this weekend, I bought a much-needed tube of sunscreen—and also a snowblower.
I used one immediately. I’ll need the other next winter—on a day with no need for sunscreen.
Take it a little at a time.
If you’re daunted by writing your book, consider this old joke:
How do you eat an elephant?
One bite at a time.
Still, authorship means more than writing one word after another. You face multiple tasks. But broken into many small steps, any … Continue reading