Dollars and Deadlines: Make Money Writing Articles for Print and Online Markets
"If you want to write and get paid for it, start by reading this book. Kelly James-Enger spells out what you need to do to succeed from from getting ideas to seeing your work in print and online to getting a check in the mail. Great advice served with wisdom and a can-do spirit." --Elfrieda Abbe, former editor and publisher of The Writer magazine Love to write? Why not get paid to do so? Dollars and Deadlines: Make Money Writing Articles for Print and Online Markets shows you how to launch a freelance article writing career from scratch. Whether you want to freelance fulltime or simply want to make extra money from home, youll learn how to: - Come up with article ideas; - Identify potential markets for your work; - Pitch ideas to print and online markets; - Locate, contact, and interview expert and anecdotal sources; - Write different types of articles, including shorts, quizzes, profiles, and features; - Decipher and negotiate freelance contracts; - Operate as a business, not a hobby (and take legitimate tax deductions); - Create your own writing templates; - Develop regular clients; and - Take your writing career to the next level. Dollars and Deadlines takes you through a dozen of the authors published articles, describing how they were originated, researched, and written. Youll find dozens of templates and examples along with real-world advice to take you from an unpublished newbie to a published-and paid-freelance writer. Author Kelly James-Enger has been a fulltime freelancer for more than 16 years; her work has appeared in more than 60 national magazines including Redbook, Self, Runners World, Fitness, and Parents. Shes the author of books including Six-Figure Freelancing: The Writers Guide to Making More Money, second edition, and Writer For Hire: 101 Secrets to Freelance Success. A contributing editor at The Writer, she blogs about making more money in less time at http: //dollarsanddeadlines.blogspot.com.
Author: Kelly Kathleen James-Enger
Publisher: Improvise Press
Release Date: 2013-03-01