Do you love to write? Do you have a knack for making words come alive on a page? You may want to consider freelance writing as a way to make a good living from home. Freelance writers write anything from newspaper columns to web content and even e-books. Getting Started …

Writers are very much in demand these days because of the rising demands for their online content. The pay is oftentimes better and the hours are not so long. Many even freelance full-time. Freelance writing extends to several different categories. Before you begin looking for work, you’ll have to decide …

Eager to see your byline in magazines like Smithsonian, National Geographic, Parade or Outside?  Here are 10 tips on getting past the threshold of “Maybe” to “Yes” at top magazines. 1.  Put timing on your side.  You can change a perennial story, where there’s no special reason to do it …

Copyright © Shaun R. Fawcett As Webmaster of a number of popular writing help destination sites, I am often asked to assist people with writing their complaint letters. In fact, “complaint letter” info and samples are among the most popular subjects of searches on my Web sites. Personally, I enjoy …

During my 30-year career in a variety of professional positions in both the private and public sectors I have written literally thousands of letters and memos and hundreds of reports. If I had to boil–down everything I’ve learned about practical day-to-day writing for both personal and business purposes into 10 …

Let’s face it: some kids just don’t like to read. Increasingly, parents, teachers, librarians, and editors are looking for books that will appeal to reluctant readers. When I was writing The Best Books for Kids Who (Think They) Hate to Read (Random House), I read hundreds of children’s books, old …

Most people can easily identify with the dreaded “writer’s block”. It is a well-known phenomenon that just about everyone has faced at least once in their lives. I used to suffer from writer’s block, big time! Thus, I know through personal anguish and suffering, that it is definitely not a …