Writer's Yearbook 2017 Download

Writer's Yearbook 2017 Download

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PREPARE YOURSELF

2016: The Year in Review
An expert dishes on the latest developments in the book and magazine industries—and how those trends bode for writers. By Jane Friedman
 
A FREELANCER’S WORKSHOP

Broaden Your (Writing) Horizons
Conventional writing advice urges freelancers to “find a niche,” but sticking too close to your specialty can stunt your growth. Here are 3 ways to break out of your comfort zone—and reap the benefits. By Mark Peters
 
FINDING A WAY IN Target your pitches strategically, and you’ll have a much better chance of landing bylines—even if you’re a newbie. Here’s how to do it. By Zachary Petit
 
Freelancing for Fun, Promo & Profit Even if you’re focused on fiction or memoir, strategically freelancing on the side can build your bio, sell your book and support your passion. Here’s how. By Jeff Somers
 
Going All In Giving up a steady job for a full-time freelancing career can feel like a giant leap into the unknown. Follow these expert tips, and you’ll land on solid ground. By Jane Friedman
 
BUILD YOUR BOOK’S SUCCESS
 
Get Behind Your Book The most successful authors understand how the publishing industry works—and ask the right questions along the way. By Phil Sexton
 
10 Ways to Market Your Homegrown Book There’s a lot you can do to promote your regional book beyond your local bookstore. Utilize these tried-and-true tips and you may just become a neighborhood bestseller. By Roger Morris
 
Short Stories, Big Rewards Self-publishing short fiction is a little-known way to grow—or jump-start—your career. Here’s how to make it pay off for you. By James Scott Bell
 
FOR YOUR REFERENCE
 
101 Best Websites for Writers This year’s list is our best one yet, with resources for writers of all levels, exclusive insider guides and more. By Baihley Grandson With Natalie Coleman
 
The Top 100 Markets for Book & Magazine Writers We did the research so you can have more time to pitch—and ultimately, write. By Kara Gebhart Uhl

ENDNOTES


Get Real
When can you call yourself a “real” writer? The answer is simpler than you think. By Jessica Allen