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The Elusive Reader By M.J. Rose

Don’t miss MJ Rose’s new class, Start Your Novel Today!, now available at WritersWeekly.com. Don’t miss…

The Holidays = Article Ideas in Abundance! By Angela Hoy

As we all deck the halls, light the Menorah or Kinara, or simply stare in awe at snowflakes prancing through the air, it's the perfect time to start keeping a list of memorable holiday moments that will make great articles in print next year. Pull out a small notebook and keep a journal of each holiday happening. Just a few moments of reflection and note-taking at bedtime will provide you with plenty of material! Then, in January, review what you've written and start composing queries. …

When You’ve Been Violated: What To Do When Someone Steals Your Ideas or Articles By Angela Hoy

What can you do if someone steals your article or book idea? Unfortunately, not much. If you're not positive they stole your idea and can't prove it, spreading rumors about their alleged theft can get you into lots of legal trouble. If you're positive they stole your idea, article or book, you need to let them know you'll be telling the online writing community to watch out for them. If you alert enough of us about their unethical behavior, it could make a serious dent in the quality of the queries coming into their office. …

FUNDING WRITING PROJECTS WITH GRANTS By Danielle Westvang

Don't most writing projects start out with a big idea? It could be something that came to you while you were stuck in traffic, doodled on a scrap of paper during a boring staff meeting, or penned on a coaster while waiting for friends at some trendy new club. If you are anything like me, your best ideas come to you when you're not really trying to come up with anything brilliant...…

STRINGER SURVIVAL By Callie Lyons

I have the best job in the world. I don't keep office hours and I'm a writer. My work is published several times a week for a readership of over 13,000 people. …