The Freelance Writer s Handbook

Author: Andrew Crofts

Publisher: Piatkus Books

ISBN: 0749923091

Category: Authorship

Page: 214

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This guide for writers who want ideas on how to find markets for their work includes advice on: what to write and how to sell it; ghost-writing, travel writing, fiction, television and radio scripts, newspaper and magazine journalism; making contacts, agents, and how to get commission.

The Freelance Writer s Handbook

The Freelance Writer's Handbook contains a wealth of information on leads, query letters, markets and making money off of writing.

Author: Gary Provost

Publisher: Crossroad Press

ISBN:

Category: Reference

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Because of his entertaining style, the late Gary Provost was one of the nations leading and most beloved writing instructors. A sought-after speaker, consultant, and celebrity biographer, Provost the writers writer authored thousands of articles and columns, and dozens of books covering most every genre. His highly acclaimed Writers Retreat Workshop, and video and audio courses remain available through writersretreatworkshop.com. The Freelance Writer's Handbook contains a wealth of information on leads, query letters, markets and making money off of writing.

The Freelance Cannabis Writer s Handbook

This practical business guide tells you how to start a solo freelance cannabis writing business, find your first clients, handle time and money, and thrive in one of the fastest growing employment sectors in America.

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Publisher:

ISBN: 9798644710294

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A savvy guide to earning a living as a freelance cannabis & hemp writer from the team at Leaf Writers. This practical business guide tells you how to start a solo freelance cannabis writing business, find your first clients, handle time and money, and thrive in one of the fastest growing employment sectors in America. The craft and educational renaissance of cannabis is in full effect and the industry is proactively seeking skilled writers who know their trichomes from their terpenes. Brands need budtenders for their content so they can educate the canna-curious about their products - and they're increasingly looking to freelancers to get it done! Our guide includes all the best tips to make a living as a freelance writer in the rapidly flowering cannabis industry. No experience or portfolio? No worries. We'll go over how to get hired by your first clients on freelancing sites like Upwork without a portfolio. Ideal for creative writers, students, bloggers, journalists, 420 aficionados, successful stoners, and anyone passionate about writing. All you need to get your freelance cannabis writing career budding!

National Writers Union Freelance Writers Guide

Completely revised and updated to meet the needs of today's freelance writers, this guide provides accurate information on a range of professional issues.

Author: National Writers Union (U.S.)

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: UOM:39015049972345

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 252

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Completely revised and updated to meet the needs of today's freelance writers, this guide provides accurate information on a range of professional issues. It features guidelines for standard pay rates, royalties, fees and practices for virtually every writing genre, from books and magazines to corporate and academic writing, so writers can eliminate guesswork and paid the rates they deserve. Newly commissioned essays and other features offer knowledgeable advice for other important business issues, including self-incorporation, repetitive stress injuries, taxes, self-promotion, writing for the Web and more. the professional handbook for every type of freelance writer. Includes an expanded section on writing for electronic media.

Handbook For Freelance Writing

Provides advice on building a business as a freelance writer, including picking a topic, finding jobs, tracking submissions, and secondary sales

Author: Michael Perry

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0844232564

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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Provides advice on building a business as a freelance writer, including picking a topic, finding jobs, tracking submissions, and secondary sales

The Freelance Writer s E Publishing Guidebook

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issues in the ...

Author: Anne Hart

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595189526

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 677

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Your Mentor's Complete Guide to 25+ Freelance Writing and Digital Video Businesses and Other Home-based Online Businessess in E-Publishing and the Digital Media. Also part two is writing skills techniques.

The Renegade Writer

Written by two freelancers who broke the rules to win the game, this handbook contains a wealth of information for writers who are frustrated by the seemingly limited ways to operate in the freelance market.

Author: Linda Formichelli

Publisher: Marion Street Press

ISBN: 9781933338002

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

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Written by two freelancers who broke the rules to win the game, this handbook contains a wealth of information for writers who are frustrated by the seemingly limited ways to operate in the freelance market. A suite of appendixes cover topics such as contract procedures, getting paid, services for freelancers, generating ideas, and doing research.

Writer s Digest Handbook of Making Money Freelance Writing

This book helps you understand the business of writing so you can turn your work into money.

Author: Amanda Boyd

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: UOM:39015041086821

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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This book helps you understand the business of writing so you can turn your work into money. More than 40 articles, collected from the pages of Writer's Digest magazine, answer your business and financial questions about freelance writing, from researching new markets to making business contacts, setting pay rates and understanding copyright laws. It focuses on all varieties of writing, such as commercial copy, novel writing and magazine pieces.

The Copywriter s Handbook

The classic guide to copywriting, now in an entirely updated fourth edition This is a book for everyone who writes or approves copy: copywriters, multichannel marketers, creative directors, freelance writers, marketing managers . . . even ...

Author: Robert W. Bly

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

ISBN: 9781250238009

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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The classic guide to copywriting, now in an entirely updated fourth edition This is a book for everyone who writes or approves copy: copywriters, multichannel marketers, creative directors, freelance writers, marketing managers . . . even small business owners and information marketers. It reveals dozens of copywriting techniques that can help you write both print and online ads, emails, and websites that are clear, persuasive, and get more attention—and sell more products. Among the tips revealed: * 8 headlines that work--and how to use them * The 5-step “Motivating Sequence” for generating more sales and profits * 10 tips for boosting landing page conversion rates * 15 techniques to ensure your emails get high open and click-through rates * How to create powerful “lead magnets” that double response rates * The “4 S” formula for making your copy clear, concise, and compelling This thoroughly revised fourth edition includes all new essential information for mastering copywriting in the digital age, including advice on content marketing, online videos, and high-conversion landing pages, as well as entirely updated resources. Now more indispensable than ever, Robert W. Bly's The Copywriter's Handbook remains the ultimate guide for people who write or work with copy.

A Straightforward Guide to Freelance Writing

General rates for freelance work are listed annually in Barry Turner's Writer's
Handbook ( Macmillan ) , but in most cases , you will have to negotiate . Decide
in your own mind what payment you consider apposite for the work done . The
time ...

Author: Stephen Wade

Publisher: Straightforward co Ltd

ISBN: 1847161928

Category: Authorship

Page: 128

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The perfect book for those who wish to concentrate on writing features and reviews for newspapers and other media. Adopting a methodical step-by-step approach, this new edition of A Straightforward Guide to Freelance Writing updates and builds on topics covered in the previous edition. The reader is given a firm grounding in the craft of writing and the book contains all the basic information needed to develop a career as a freelance writer.

The ASJA Guide to Freelance Writing

"Chapter by chapter, the working writers who wrote this book share the concrete details of the writing life....What you read in these pages is what you would hear working writers talk about over coffee or cocktails.

Author: Timothy Harper

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781466823648

Category: Reference

Page: 336

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Whether you're just starting out, considering going full-time, or are already a successful freelance writer, you'll find the information and insights needed to take your work to the next level in this smart, thorough guide. Compiled by the prestigious American Society of Journalists and Authors, the book's twenty-six chapters cover the business from every angle, tackling the topics every freelancer needs to master in order to make it today. Chapters cover: planning a writing business * generating fresh ideas * the secrets of a successful magazine query * the latest research tools and techniques * writing for the Web * developing areas of specialization * promoting yourself and your work * op-eds, essays, and other ways to leverage your knowledge * contracts * taxes and deductions * working with editors and agents * going full-time * key lessons you won't have to learn the hard way * and more. Written by twenty-six of the top freelancers working today, this indispensable guide provides trade secrets that others have learned the hard way, inspiration to take your work where you want it to go, and a revealing view into the minds and working habits of freelance writers at the top of their game.

The Science Writers Handbook

It is the ultimate guide for anyone looking to prosper as a science writer in the new era of publishing.

Author: Writers of SciLance

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780738216577

Category: Reference

Page: 320

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Popular science writing has exploded in the past decade, both in print and online. Who better to guide writers striving to succeed in the profession than a group of award-winning independent journalists with a combined total of 225 years of experience? From Thomas Hayden’s chapter on the perfect pitch to Emma Maris’s advice on book proposals to Mark Schrope’s essential information on contracts, the members of SciLance give writers of all experience levels the practical information they need to succeed, as either a staffer or a freelancer. Going beyond craft, The Science Writer’s Handbook also tackles issues such as creating productive office space, balancing work and family, and finding lasting career satisfaction. It is the ultimate guide for anyone looking to prosper as a science writer in the new era of publishing.

The Travel Writer s Handbook

... number of freelance manuscripts used , the kind of material the publication will
consider buying , rights purchased , normal reporting time , and how the
freelance writer should get in touch . Merely browsing through market manuals
will give ...

Author: Louise Purwin Zobel

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015010739384

Category: Travel

Page: 274

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Writer s Digest Handbook of Magazine Article Writing

Presents a host of original material as well as articles taken from the pages of the best-selling Writer's Digest, providing coverage of such topics as finding the right magazine to submit one's work, composing a professional and eye ...

Author: Michelle Ruberg

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: UOM:39015060611335

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

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Presents a host of original material as well as articles taken from the pages of the best-selling Writer's Digest, providing coverage of such topics as finding the right magazine to submit one's work, composing a professional and eye-catching query letter, and maximizing one's chances for repeat assignments. Original.

The Nonbroadcast Television Writer s Handbook

A newcomer trying to break into the field could expect considerably less , while a
seasoned writer should be earning $ 30 , 000 or more . FREELANCE WRITING
As you might expect , a freelance nonbroadcast writer has the potential for ...

Author: William Van Nostran

Publisher: Knowledge Industry Publications

ISBN: UOM:39015006208386

Category: Business writing

Page: 232

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The Writer s Handbook 2007

Approach with ideas in writing or by phone in first instance . News Editor ... Editor
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, 191 Mársh Wall , London E14 9RS 8020 7005 2000 Fax 020 7005 2999 www ...

Author: Barry Turner

Publisher: Macmillan Pub Limited

ISBN: 1405049375

Category: Reference

Page: 821

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Completely revised and updated with newly commissioned articles, the 20th anniversary edition of The Writer's Handbook is an indispensible companion for everyone in the writing profession. Containing over 6,000 entries covering every area of writing, with provocative articles and useful advice from leading representatives of the trade, this practical, straightforward guide provides full details on the core markets. In addition to the key areas of UK and US book publishers, agents, magazines, screenwriting, theater and poetry, writer's courses and circles, festivals, and grants and prizes, the guide also offers invaluable expert advice on contracts, copyright, and taxation.

The Complete Handbook for Freelance Writers

Writer ' s Digest Books , 1975 ) . Hayes Jacobs has a rich store of experience as a
freelance writer and as a teacher to share with you . His presentation is sprightly
and clear . Other helps Gale Research Company , Book Tower , Detroit MI ...

Author: Kay Cassill

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 0898790441

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 391

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Presents guidelines for organizing and maintaining a freelance writing business, offering tips on promotion, publicity, and finance as well as describing responsibilities as author, editor, researcher, and bookkeeper. Bibliog 1=Authorship

The Writer s Handbook 2003

Moira Allen of Chesapeake , Va . , is a freelance writer and editor of Writing-
World.com . Her latest book is The Writer's Guide to Queries , Pitches &
Proposals ( Allworth Press ) . TEST YOUR FREELANCE POTENTIAL The
following checklist ...

Author: Elfrieda Abbe

Publisher: Writer

ISBN: 0871161966

Category: Reference

Page: 1055

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Tells how to become a writer, discusses techniques for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays, and lists agents, editors and publishers

The Writer s Handbook 2000

Payment £125 total . MONTHLY . News and information on the freelance writers '
market , both inland and overseas . Includes market information on competitions ,
seminars , courses , overseas openings , etc . Short articles ( 700 words max . ) ...

Author: Barry Turner

Publisher: Trans-Atlantic Publications

ISBN: 0333725751

Category: Reference

Page: 792

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Over 500 entries tap every vein of opportunity in book and magazine publishing, newspapers, poetry, radio, theatre, TV, video and film, as well as giving information on agents, prizes, writers' circles, associations, festivals and much, much more

The Public Relations Writer s Handbook

It's wise to build contacts with several competent freelance writers and to use
good ones regularly . Such practices enable writers to learn how best to work
with you and to gain some knowledge of the operations and communications
needs of ...

Author: Merry Aronson

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: PSU:000043357604

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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The first Public Relations Writer's Handbook has become one of the most well-known reference books in the PR industry. A second edition will launch it even further, with the added expertise of seasoned PR writer, Carol Ames, and brand new chapters on digital media and email. Most books in the public relations writing category are sorely outdated, failing to examine the changes of electronic media. The authors are working on a substantive revision of the book, examining every chapater through the lens of the 'digitial age.' Chapters will include: -Public Relations Goes Digital with 100% New Information -Mulitmedia Presentations- 100% New -External Communications- 80% New -Internal Communications- 90% New -Crisis Communication & Official Statements- 95% New -A thoroughly updated appendix, including an entirely new grammar and style checklist.