Monday, February 27, 2012

Advice for Writers: 022

Another week, another round of great advice for writers.

5 Keys to Writing for an Online Audience, by Jane Friedman. One thing that Jane often emphasizes is brevity, and I'm totally with her on that. But that's only one of the five keys, and they're all relevant.

A 4-Step Guide to Finding Freelance Clients While You Exercise, by Carol Tice. This is a fun post from successful freelancer Carol Tice. Sometimes you just need to strap on a good pair of walking shoes and hit the streets.

13 Ways to Impress an Agent, by Rachelle Gardner. Literary agent Gardner shares 13 ways to impress agents, including how to make ideas feel fresh and having an impressive platform.

New Agent Alert: Kat Salazar of Larsen-Pomada Literary Agents, by Chuck Sambuchino. Every so often, Chuck learns of a new literary agent, and new agents are the hungriest for great new voices.

The Busy Writer's Guide to Time Management, by Jody Hedlund. Raise your hand if you feel strapped for time, especially if you're trying to write, build a platform, and have a life--all in the same lifetime. Here's a guide for you.

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6 comments:

Van Vasko said...

So much great advice here, thank you!

Andrea (Andee) Beltran said...

I need to explore the time management link, Robert. Thank you!

One Minnesota Writer said...

Thanks for the great roundup - perfect Monday reading.

Robert Lee Brewer said...

Thanks for the comments, everyone!

Anna Soliveres said...

Ahhh "like".
Thanks for the great Monday reads! :)

Cheers,
Anna Soliveres

Linda A Janssen said...

Much appreciated, as always