2012: A Year of Guest Posts
If you’re interested in pitching a guest post idea to me for 2013, contact me. Those who pitch articles related to writing, freelancing, and publishing have the best odds of being accepted.
Patrick writes about his experiences with asthma and how he is raising money and awareness for The Asthma and Allergy Foundation St. Louis Chapter.
Kim gives a great overview of the process of self-publishing and helps you understand what steps are involved in writing, formatting, and publishing a book without using a traditional publisher.
What does it mean to be a freelance writer anyway? Charlotte talks about the key characteristics of freelance writers and what makes them—and their work—unique.
Stacy challenges authors to finish their works by setting attainable goals. Don’t let your desire motivation fizzle.
Creative writers are a quirky bunch. If you’re a writer, chances are you’ll identify with one or more of these common quirks. I admit I sometimes talk to myself.
When is it okay to use an editor’s first name? Is a more or less formal approach appealing to editors? Terri talks about the challenges of choosing how to approach an editor for the first time.
Part of building your author platform includes setting up a website. Learn a few tips and tricks for picking a memorable and effective domain name for your author site.
Editing is a long process that involves multiple steps. Kelly explains the difference in substantive or developmental editing and copy editing and why both are important.
As self-publishing continues rising in popularity, Jessie contemplates what this means for the micro-press and weighs some of the pros and cons of each.
Great advice for writers who plan to self-publish. Claire explains what makes an excellent cover and shares a handful of resources to help you get started.
With all of the negative attention surrounding poor self-publishing companies, Sara offers tips to help you evaluate and find a 5-star publisher for your next book.
Brooke, writing coach and publisher at She Writes Press, explains how writers can make themselves more appealing to traditional publishers.