Author: Troy Lambert

Business 101 for Writers: Contracts

It scares some people that in many parts of the writing industry, artists and writers work without contracts: essentially with no safety net: you have paid someone to perform a service (or they have paid you) with no legal contract in place. However, this is not always as bad as it seems. However, for major expenditures like editing and sometimes graphic design, you need to have a legal agreement in place. The good news is, you might sort of have one and not even know it. The truth of the matter is, even if the person is someone you...

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Business 101 for Writers: Production: Hiring an Editor

Here is the point where you are at the end of your free resources. It’s time to bring in the professionals. You’re going to need to hire several, and we will cover over the next few posts how to do find and choose them, how to hire and pay them, and how to avoid common mistakes. What makes me so much of an authority on this topic? I have been published by small presses and self-published and I know the work and expense that goes into both. On the other side of things, I work as a freelance editor...

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GUEST POST: 7 Things Successful Solopreneurs do Every Day

Our Guest Post today is by Bruce Wahl. Bruce Wahl is an IT expert with years of experience. He covers all aspects of IT like programming, photoshopping and other effects. He has spent some time in the field of security and is still helping other companies with the same. In his free time, he loves to enjoy nature and his two German Shepherds. The digital revolution and surge in eCommerce have changed the face of the business world. For better or worse, standing out in an overcrowded market is a fine art. Solopreneurs abound in a wide array of niches...

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GUEST POST: 10 Tips for Writers: Identifying Your Target Audience

GUEST POST: The following is a guest post by Nicole Lewis, who is a professional blogger and freelance writer for Edubirdie. She prefers academic research and writing useful articles.  There are a variety of audiences for various types of writing. In order to sell your content, you need to identify the audience that will engage with and share your work. The ten writing tips below will help you to determine your target audience. Define your target auditory and market niche Your book could be about an archaeologist who uses an artifact to stop time. Then your content will interest fans...

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Business 101 for Writers: Production Part 4: Re-writing

Business for writers is a complicated topic, and so far we have covered several things, mostly related to writing, with brief notes on writer’s block (not allowed) and self-editing (does not work), but there is a step we must cover before we move on to the next step, which is editing. There are a couple of things every author needs to know about editing:  first, there are several types and each editor calls them by different names. What it really comes down to is a process that has four main steps, although there can be other smaller steps under...

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