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Tag Archives: advice for new writers
Writing Contests and Fees
I recently tweeted this: “PSA/Pro tip: Do not submit to writing contests that charge entry fees. No ifs, ands, or buts.”
Many folks agreed; others wanted to argue a bit. Here’s some of the arguments and my opinion on them. Let us remember here that I am speaking as someone representative of professional writers, and that I have some experience with selling short stories as well as editing and publishing them.
Posted in Writing Tagged advice for new writers, writer beware, writing contests, yog's law 4 Comments
Guest Post: Tiffany Meurat Talks About Two Reasons Day Jobs Are Good For Writers
I sat at a desk that I shared with two other people as a piece of paper was handed to me from my boss. I was nineteen years old, my boss was my dad, and the paper was an estimate … Continue reading
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Do Writers Need to Blog? No.
I keep reading articles that say blogging is mandatory for writers nowadays. That agents and editors won’t take you on if you don’t already have a platform. This is hooey.
Let me repeat that. Hooey.