How To Stay Creative as a Nonfiction Writer

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For years, I believed the lie that I wasn’t a creative person. Watching several people around me create handmade items, and sometimes being blatantly judged for not being handy, I felt that there wasn’t a creative bone in my body. But it turns out there’s more to art than working with your hands. Writing, whether … Read more How To Stay Creative as a Nonfiction Writer

Featured Blogger: Mark Weber

Whether you write for fun or for pay, it’s always great to make a connection to other bloggers and writers with similar interests. That’s why once in a while, you’ll see a featured writer on multitalentedwriters.com. Show our featured bloggers some love by checking out their blogs and leaving a comment.     This week … Read more Featured Blogger: Mark Weber

Mind Map Monday: Business

If you enjoy writing about business and entrepreneurship, your opportunities for freelance work are broad. To find out just how diverse writing assignments can be, I created a business mind map for freelance writing. I’ve shared this mind map before, but in this post, I wanted to dive into exactly how I would use it … Read more Mind Map Monday: Business

Paid Writing Opportunity: Motorcycle Enthusiasts

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If you’re a motorcycle aficionado and a writer, why not get paid to write about your passion? Rider is a magazine for motorcycle enthusiasts. Their audience consists of experienced and affluent motorcycle riders, so be sure to write accordingly. This is important: they want queries (not full manuscripts) by snail mail, but they will respond … Read more Paid Writing Opportunity: Motorcycle Enthusiasts

Publishers don’t have time for you. Get over it.

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“It’s rude not to respond to writers.”  “I wish publishers would respect the time it takes to write and that they would at least acknowledge they received my submission.” “Seriously? ‘We only respond if we’re interested?’ Where is the respect?” “These publishers could offer more than a form letter saying they’re not interested. I want … Read more Publishers don’t have time for you. Get over it.