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How to Start a Writing Career? Visit Your Mechanic


The quirky way I learned about a writers conference and became a writer — again. Image via Flickr Your next step in building your writing career may start in an unlikely place. That’s what happened to me. I’m sharing my story now because it relates to an upcoming writers conference, which I mentioned in my last blog […]

What Do Editors Want? Find Out at Writers Conference


  Sometimes, it’s hard out here for a writer. You’re pitching ideas for a book or a magazine article to different publications and publishing companies and … crickets. No one is responding to your letters, emails or calls. A great way to break out of this rut is to attend a writers conference.  The Triangle […]