If you have ever published one, you must have faced this question, “How do you write a book?” It is an amazing fact that people who are published authors attract a lot of attention from people who wish they were published authors. Why would anyone ask someone who had maybe published one book, when there […]
You have spent months of your precious life writing your thoughts and have come up with a book that you are proud of and ready to share with the world. The next obvious step is to get your book published. Honestly, it is a very arduous process, and will cause you great frustration.
The advancements in technology have made the life of an artist a lot easier. Now when you are asked to compile a sampling of your work, you do not have to haul around a three foot square briefcase containing pictures of everything you have ever created. In past centuries, artists were referred by word of […]
Many people starting out in a career as a medical writer are interested in working from home and wonder about telecommuting. They often ask if pharmaceutical companies will allow a medical writer to work as a telecommuter, or if all medical writing jobs are done on the jobsite.
Research Paper Know-How A common assignment in many colleges and universities is the research paper. This is usually a project assigned early in the term with a lot of time to complete. This means that it is expected that the product will be exact and in-depth. The student will choose from a wide-range of topics […]
The field of Medical Writing consists of much more than transcribing notes for doctors or nurses. It takes more than an understanding of science to become a good medical writer. The medical profession includes many individuals outside of the actual medical arena.
If you are interested in getting published you are going to eventually write to an agent, publisher or editor. There is a proper format for approaching these heavy weights called a query letter. This is a formally written letter that you send to the agent or publisher before you send your written work.
A large part of getting your book published is writing a query letter. Although this has been a time honored practice, there are some writers who think they are a waste of time. These authors prefer to send their manuscript in to a publisher without any prior introduction. You may be able to get away […]
Here are some common mistakes that freelance writers make when applying for freelance writer jobs: # 1. Not Proofreading: One of the most annoying mistakes that most freelance writers make is not proofreading their application. Whether it’s a query letter, a cover letter or a resume you have to read it to check for mistakes.
Most people who have heard of writing as a career probably think it has something to do with publishing a book, writing articles for magazines or newspaper reporting. That was the truth until the age of the internet. When the World Wide Web opened up it created thousands, if not millions, of jobs for writers.