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Monday, November 27, 2006

Web writing, blogs for money, etc

Okay, I'm still investigating the whole writing for the web thing. To date, it's nothing more than an adjunct...I don't care what you read elsewhere. I'm reading the same articles. The difference is that I'm signing up at these places to find out the truth. Remember, I've made a living at this. I'm... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Web Content Writing

I've just started exploring the world of posting articles on sites that pay (tiny amounts) to fill up Web space for those selling other items. I've found one or two, and I'm trying to build a database of good sources which I'll post here for all of us. So, if you've had luck, please pass the... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 6, 2006

Blog Themes that Pay the Most

I found this interesting quasi article on which blog topics garner the most readership. I have absolutely no idea what the dollar amounts next to the topics mean, but it gives you an idea of how they stack up by way of popularity. Let me know if you think this sounds like a fair assessment based on... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, October 13, 2006

Want to Sell Your Articles: Think Like a Seasoned Writer

With features, there’s no need to check the expiration date By Kim Remesch I rarely write about where writers can find ideas because 1)I can’t imagine not knowing what to write about and 2)ideas are personal things. One size doesn’t fit all. Human being comes with a full set of likes, dislikes,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Are you into Rowing?

Even if you're not a rower yourself or don't have a strong knowledge of the field, you can still become a regular freelancer for Rowing News, a monthly magazine. The publication seeks writers who will contribute feature articles for 2007. It doesn't hurt to have a rowing background, but it's not... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, October 2, 2006

Reprint-So You Have an Idea

First, I had a blog in the writing section last year, and I ended up moving it. People who have come here now have told me they are going to read the old stuff. I'm realizing the stuff is in the wrong place, so I'm going to pull over the timeless stuff now. This was printed May, 2005 So You Have... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, September 29, 2006

Magazine Mastheads

I love information. If you're going to make it as a freelance magazine writer, you have to have current info to market your work. Writer's Market is the writing bible, but the truth is, it's outdated by the time it goes to print. It's as good as it can be, and the best in the field for overall... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, September 24, 2006

For Soup Lovers

I tried to post this before. There's a listing on in the freelance section for people to write the "newer" versions of the Chicken Soup stories. These aren't your grandmother's stories, they say. Look for the listing under the Modern Magazine Group Description: CHICKEN SOUP FOR... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Success, It's in the Details

First, this article was written for Mikes Writing Newsletter last month. You're seeing my original copy. Mike edited it, and pulled it together and made it flow better, but I only have the original. Second, Mike of the Newsletter, runs two online groups, one of which is Mikeswritingworkshop at... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Getting the Goal

Anyone who knows me knows I'm goal driven. And as per my Through the Looking Glass blog today, you'll see that I am into lofty goals. This blog will be short because it's a topic I will talk about again and again because the affirmation is what brings success. Affirmation in this sense is just... Sign in to see full entry.

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