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Before You Try to Write a Book, Complete These 3 Tasks

This planning approach will set you up for success as you start to write a book.

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We’re Hiring a Managing Editor. Want to Apply?

We’re keen to find an experienced editor, a self-starter who will take ownership of the site and bring enthusiasm and fresh ideas.

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What Happens When Your Editor Leaves? Advice for Freelance Writers

Your editor at one of your freelance writing gigs is moving on. What should you do next?

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What’s Your Post-Launch Book-Marketing Plan? (You Have One, Right?)

If you want a chance at exceeding average first-year book sales, you’ll need a strong long-term book marketing plan.

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8 More Ways to Make Money Off Your Novel: Personal Essay Prompts

Writing personal essays about your experience as an author can help readers find your book. Start with these ideas.

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7 Ways Besides Sales to Make Money Off your Novel

Your novel is finished! Now, leverage your hard work and make money writing about your areas of expertise.

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6 Lucrative Freelance Writing Clients to Add To Your Portfolio

Not sure where to look next for freelance writing gigs? Start with this brief list of options.

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5 Reasons Writing is the Worst Job Ever (And Why We Do it Anyway)

When the going gets tough, remember we’ve all felt these five major drawbacks of the writing life.

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Where to Submit Short Stories: 23 Magazines and Websites That Want Your Work

Writing short stories? Here’s where to get them published — and most of these outlets pay.

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How Writing for More Clients Helps Your Freelance Writing Career

Nicole checks in with her writing routine and her client base. Now’s a great time for you to do so, too!

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