Writer's Yearbook 2014 Digital Download
Table of Contents:
2013: The Year in Review
The book and magazine industries are always changing, for better or worse. Here, get the scoop on the latest news and trends, and find out what they could mean for you.
by Linda Formichelli
A FREELANCER’S WORKSHOP
Grow Your Freelance Business
These 8 strategies will help you turn occasional assignments into steady work.
by Roger Morris
How to Write the How-to
Learn to craft effective service articles in 6 easy steps.
by Christina Katz
Find Freelance Opportunities Online
Learn how to make money writing for the Web.
by Carol Tice
Paid in Full
When other requests fail, use a demand letter to get the payment that is rightfully owed to you.
by Debbie Swanson
BUILD YOUR BOOK’S SUCCESS
Ask the Agent
Our industry expert fields your questions with straight talk and good humor. Find out what you really want to know about submitting your work.
by Barbara Poelle
Crafting Queries & Synopses
Hook an agent’s or editor’s attention by knowing what to include in your submissions package.
by Janice Hussein
The Digital Age of Nonfiction Book Proposals
If you want to sell your nonfiction project to an agent or publisher, it’s important to show where your book will fit in—and what will make it stand out—both in print and online. Here’s how to do it.
by Jane Friedman
Rewriting the Rules of Marketing
You don’t need a big promotional budget to get noticed and make your own waves. Learn how a little creative thinking can take you a long way.
by Kevin Kaiser
FOR YOUR REFERENCE
The 15th Annual 101 Best Websites for Writers
Our annual list, culled from thousands of reader nominations, offers a wealth of resources for writers of all types.
by Tiffany Luckey, with Ophelia Thomas
The Top 100 Markets for Book & Magazine Writers
Use our annual shortlist to simplify your search for the perfect homes for your work.
by Katherine Colborn & Priyanka Mehta
5-Minute Memoir: The Art of Falling Without Hitting the Ground
An author uses his experiences in the Vietnam War to fuel his writing life.
by Robert B. Robeson