Category Archives: freelance writing

Why I Like Writing Flash Fiction

…and short stories I have always ranted about bestselling authors padding their manuscripts. That makes the word ‘bestseller’ dirty. Elmore Leonard was one of few bestselling authors who practiced brevity and didn’t pad. He even said “I try to leave … Continue reading

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Online Reviewers Beware

You Can Get Sued Weird Social Networking Tidal Community invited me to ‘Contribute to Pepsi‘s Official Tumblr for the Super Bowl‘. What’s weird with that? I both boycott Pepsi and Beyonce (for reasons I should avoid mentioning here)! ‘…Then make … Continue reading

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Attack is Her Defense

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How A Book Becomes Deadly

Preacher’s Spanking Book Linked to 3 Child Deaths But author says he is not to blame ‘The pastoral mood in the hills of Tennessee offered a stark contrast to the storm raging around the country over the Pearls’ teachings on … Continue reading

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Should a Freelance Writer Provide his SSN to Clients?

While it’s normal to want writers to provide addresses or SSNs for tax purposes, you shouldn’t have to provide your Driver’s License ID number, bank details (unless you’re being paid by Direct Deposit), names of the members of your family, … Continue reading

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Writers Beware Program

These folks are wizards when it comes to digging up the dirt. Let’s all team up to support the Writers Beware Program and catch the plagiarists. -http://www.sfwa.org/for-authors/writer-beware/.

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