What do all those red scribbles that your editor leaves on your
work mean? How do you mark up someone else's writing? Here's a chart
that explains standard proofreader's marks.
Get Paid to Pay Your Dues!
No, this isn't a job offer or a scam. But, with a bit of hard work, it is
a way to become a professional writer--and even get paid to learn.
Up and Smell the Technology
A call for writers who consider themselves too
creative to write about technology to give it a try. We
Tech Writers Need a Manifesto!
With technology and complexity taking over everyone's home and work life,
tech writers are the most necessary writers in today's world. Yet they're
also the most-maligned, least-appreciated, under-utilized, perpetually
overlooked. Let's change this situation.
to Write a Proper Synopsis
The CEO of a literary agency explains exactly how
to--and how not to--write a synopsis as part of your
Word to the Wise: How to Get Your Manuscript Read
Another article from the CEO of a literary agency.
Contains lots of useful information.
Acquainted with the Major Trade Magazine Publishers
Excerpt from the book
Writing for Trade Magazines: How to Boost Your Income by
$200 to $500 per Week
by Kendall Hanson
Living Documentation: The Future of Technical Writing
The future of writing is here. This article focuses on
technical writing, but everything it says applies as
well to other types of writing--or it will soon.
--The Trade Writers Resource
-- A literary agency site with lots
of helpful articles.
-- Writers' Resource Center--a good
site for all types of writing.
http://www.ivanhoffman.com -- IVAN HOFFMAN, B.A.,
J.D., Attorney At Law
Writing and Publishing Law, Web Design Contracts and Law, Copyrights,
Trademarks, Internet Law, Web Site Audits, Recording and Music Law.
This site has a lot of good articles for
writers and publishers.
A site about freelance writing.
About.com's Tech Writing Site -- About.com's Tech writing guide
-- A website with books
on self-education. Learning is part of the writing process.
http://www.tombentley.com -- The Write Word,
Copywriting and editing services. UnTechnical Press uses them for a final
edit on all of our books.
Midwest Book Review
-- The Midwest Book
Review website has lots of general, technical and business
information for writers, reviews of books for writers and publishers, and
lots of book reviews.
By Author Website -- AutographedByAuthor delivers buyers
to authors who sell their books, autographed, from their websites.
A writing/technical writing web site, with tutorials and reference