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Writing Freelance


Category: Language Arts: Composition


Christine Adamec


Copyright/published Year: 00 by Self-Counsel


ISBN: 1-55180-289-9


Binding: Paper

The writing life has always held an aura of glamor and mys-tery for many people. As a writer, you meet famous and intriguing people, learn and write about fascinating topics, and set your own hours. But along with the glamor comes hard work. Writing is a business, and to be successful, you have to become an effective self-promoter, an able negotiator, an adept researcher, and a talented writer. Sound daunting? Not at all, if you follow the advice provided by Christine Adamec, an established freelance writer. Adamec clearly provides the key elements to lead you to a successful writ-ing career. She will help you decide if you have the mindset of a freelance writer and will painlessly guide you through the steps on your way to profit and (possibly) fame. You can easily cut years off your path to success with this book, as you follow the advice on what you should do and learn to steer clear of errors commonly made by new writers. Some key topics covered in this book are: ∙ Personality traits and skills of the successful writer Who hires writers and how do I find them? How much should I charge? How do I set up interviews and what questions should I ask? ∙ How do I write a book proposal that will be noticed by publishers? ∙ Where does the Internet fit in? About the author Christine Adamec, MBA, has written more than 800 magazine fea-tures for a diverse range of publications (including McCall ~, Employee Relations & Human Resources Bulletin, Independent Living, and Woman Engineer) and is the author of 14 books on topics from adoption to attention deficit disorder to freelance writing. She has ghostwritten articles and books for physicians, attorneys, and public relations firms, and is an avid researcher and expert interviewer specializing in self-help, how-to, inves-tigative, medical, and business topics.


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