How can I go from being a small town writer to being a published author?
The same way anyone does. Write a book. Get feedback and use it to edit the book. Submit the book to a suitable agent or publishers.
Also get the latest issue of Writer's Digest Magazine. They have a lot of good articles for writers on how to get started. There is also a book out by Writer's Digest called Writer's Market and it has all kind of agents that are looking for various writers and articles and books. However. there are guidelines you have to go by to submit your manuscript.
by DogSiDaed 9 years ago
Hi, obviously I am nowhere near becoming published for anything, I lack the skills, content and direction. But I figured it might be worth getting a heads up. If anyone knows anything about publishing or has been published and has some advice, then it's much appreciated, as always
by Terrye Toombs 6 years ago
What published author has been most influential to your love of writing?I have found that Dean Koontz and Terry Brooks have been very influential in both my writing style and my love of writing. After I read one of their books, I find myself more energized to get back to writing. What authors...
by Lizzie Edenfield 3 years ago
Lately I have noticed how most of my articles that have been there for a long time, are being marked as not featured. And even after trying to "fix" them they are placed in the same stage over and over again. Considering the kind of "pay" we get for our effort, it seems kind of...
by Jessica W 2 weeks ago
I noticed some of the networking sites such as LetterPile ask for other material besides articles. I write articles and poetry. Is there a separate place to submit (new) poetry for review and featured or how does that work? I was reading that to wait awhile before sending anything to network...
by Ferhan Johar 4 years ago
Submitting article to ezine articles,from article that we already posted in our blog,can we do this?Let say i have a blog, and i create unique content, each day, then i want to create backlinks to my blog, i do this by submitting my article that i have already posted on my blog to any of the...
by Ronald E Franklin 4 months ago
Here's an announcement (dated Aug 11) from Harlow-McGaw, the owners of Daily Two Cents, Writedge, and other sites:"It saddens us to say we will be shutting down all our sites at the end of the month. We just can no longer afford to keep them going at a loss since we have so few active writers...
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