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Author Williams, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), 1931-

Title Get paid to write! : the no-nonsense guide to freelance writing / by Thomas A. Williams
Edition First Sentient Publications edition
Published Boulder, CO : Sentient Publications, 2004


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Description 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series The culture tools series
Culture tools series.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Chapter 1: The Freelance Facts of Life -- Chapter 2: How to Read a Magazine (and Know What Editors Really Want) -- Chapter 3: The Query System, and How to Make It Work for You -- Chapter 4: Ideas, and How to Get Them -- Chapter 5: The Professional Writer's Toolkit -- Chapter 6: Eight Success Secrets of the Masters -- Chapter 7: How to Write for Newspapers and Syndicate Your Own Column -- Chapter 8: Need an Agent? Here's How to Get One -- Chapter 9: Will They Steal My Idea? and Other Scary Questions -- Chapter 10: How to Sell Information on the Internet -- Chapter 11: Business Details: Rights and Contracts -- Chapter 12: Writing for Businesses -- Chapter 13: How to Build Your Reputation as a Writer -- Appendix I: Contacts and Sources -- Appendix 2: Glossary of Publishing Terms
Summary "Freelance writing is an enjoyable and respected profession if you have some talent and the desire to work hard. The author, a freelancer for twenty-five years, knows what the aspiring writer needs to know to be successful. Tom Williams's advice is highly practical, detailed, tested, and no-nonsense. He offers hard-earned tips, insight into how editors think, and the critical information for success in this field." - back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-175) and index
Subject Freelance journalism.
Journalism -- Authorship.
LC no. 2003023435
ISBN 1591810124