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Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writerby Moira A Allen
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Whether you are looking to freelance while working in another field, or support yourself as a full-time writer, here is a tried-and-true blueprint to success! Covering everything from knowing when to take the plunge to negotiating publishing contracts, aspiring freelance writers will discover proven guidance and inside information for finding appropriate markets, developing outlines and first drafts, writing effective queries, creating properly formatted manuscripts, breaking into business writing, developing marketable ideas, and much more. The ultimate guide for anyone who wishes to make money from writing!
• Author is a 25-year writing veteran with a strong presence in the writing world
• The interest in freelance writing is a growing topic among beginning writers
Book News Annotation:
Offering advice on both the creative and the business aspects of freelancing, this guide covers topics like contract negotiations, story ideas, queries, time management, research and interview techniques, finding markets for one's work, formatting manuscripts, and coping with rejection. Allen is a freelance writer.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Moira Allen hosts the popular Website for writers called writing-world.com. She is the author of several books, including writing.com and The Writers Guide to Queries, Pitches, and Proposals. A longtime instructor of freelance and creative writing, she lives in Chesapeake, VA.
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