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COLUMNS December, 2012

Pen IN Hand

Sell That Book
Pen In HandWhen you write a book, fiction or nonfiction, you are creating a product to sell. If you don't sell it, you don't get paid. Try on the perspective of a marketer and seller of your book from the start.
By Peggy Bechko

Write On!

Part I: Secret Origins Of A Screenwriter
Write OnWith his novel growing long and never-ending, Ken Robinson looked around for another writing outlet. Creative assistance from his kids and guidance from screenplay books enabled his move to screenwriting.
By Ken Robinson


Getting Publicity
INstructionKnowing how to create an effective press release is useful to a writer for many purposes. Get publicity for yourself and your group, and then use this experience to generate publicity in the media for your writing.
By Helen Dunn Frame


Rejected! Now What?
INscribeYou can learn from rejection letters if you open yourself to what they have to teach you about your writing. Use rejection to help you improve your querying and your writing.
By Bev Walton-Porter

IN Her Own Write

What's Your Genre?
In Her Own WriteWondering where to submit your newly finished tome? Look no further than here to identify the right genre and match your book up with the right publisher before spending precious hours on that all-important query letter.
By Anne R. Allen

Pen IN Hand

Writers Write
Pen In HandIt's very simple. You'll know you’re a writer if you are indeed writing. If you are not writing, then you are still just a wannabe. Use tools as tools, and let yourself be a writer.
By Peggy Bechko

Write On!

Time Management
Write OnIt's not really time that you can manage. It's what you do during the passage of time that you can control. See your situation for what it is, and use it for its best-suited purpose. Some of that time will be for writing.
By Ken Robinson


Rushing Work
INstructionAllowing yourself time to put a newly finished piece aside and then come back to it later with fresh eyes can improve your success rate. What's the rush?
By Helen Dunn Frame


Seven Deadly Sins
INscribeFrom greed to sloth, side-stepping these unforeseen pitfalls of the writing life will keep you focused on your work and out of the hot seat.
By Bev Walton-Porter

IN Her Own Write

Who Needs An Agent?
In Her Own WriteYou can do it yourself. Do your research. Join the union. Be creative. Local presses and POD can be your best publishing friend.
By Anne R. Allen

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