Category: Fiction

Freelance Writing Markets

Worldwide Freelance Survey October 2016

Thank you. This survey has now been completed.  As you can imagine, it takes a fair amount of work to run a website, newsletter, and market database, like we have here. And I’ve been doing this now fo...


Writers Unplugged

New Blog Posts Will Appear at WritersUnplugged.com

 In July 2015 I launched a new blog for writers, Writers Unplugged. It will be my main blog for the next couple of years at least. Over the past 15 years I have posted my articles at multiple web...


Writing

Writing for Literary Magazines

A literary journal or literary magazine is a publication that is primarily focused on publishing writing of literary merit, that is, works that are worth rewarding or praising. Literary magazines tend...


Are You The Next JK Rowling?

This is a guest post by Suzanne Harrison. Harry Potter. The name brings instant recognition from people all over the world. The books have sold over 350 million copies worldwide. Only the bible has mo...


Seven Ways to Inject Suspense into Your Novel

This is a guest post by Lynette Rees. Certain genres are renowned for being more suspenseful than others: horror, crime fiction and romantic suspense, but each and every book, no matter whether it’s a...


How To Bring Your Novel Alive Through Story & Self Editing

This is a guest post by Maxine E. Thompson. As a story editor, when I work with new writers, I often find they tend to gloss over the painful parts of their novels. When a character gets cancer, two p...