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Nov/Dec 2015
  • “Permission, Attribution, Borrowing, Stealing”
  • WW Contest Winner: Scene by Scene to Success
  • WW Honorable Mention: Introducing the Holocaust to Young Readers
  • The Thanksgiving Duck
  • The Benefits of Reading Your Work Out Loud
  • Is It Research or Plagiarism?
  • Writer Success Basics
  • How to Make Money on Twitter (No, Really!)
  • An Agent's Typical Day
  • Where'd That Word Come From?

  • Sep/Oct 2015
    • “Acronyms and TextSpeak: The Shape of Things to Come?”
    • Beyond the Bookstore: Holding Book Events in Non-Traditional Venues
    • Unwinding the Story
    • Jennifer Lawler 15 Year Update
    • Launch a Writing Career with Community Histories
    • How Do I Deal with Being a Writer in a Non-Writer's World?
    • Targeting the Wrong Markets: The New Writer's Most Common Mistake
    • Tips for Writing Mysteries for Kids
    • An Editor's Life: The Arkansas Taxicab Scandal
    • Tips Appreciated

    • Jul/Aug 2015
      • “Giving Back: The First and Last WW Contest”
      • Write the Write Book for the Right Audience
      • Counting Words, Counting Calories, Counting on Yourself
      • Technology Run Wild
      • Paper: Curse of the Computer Age?
      • Five Fatal Flaws That Can Lead to Rejection
      • Focused Writing Time
      • Pointers for Writing Powerful Picture Books
      • Briefs in a Bundle
      • Pet Peeves

      • May/Jun 2015
        • “They Said It Wouldn't Last: 15 Years of WW”
        • Developing the Right Tone in Your Fiction
        • Learning through Slushing
        • The Successful Writer's Starter Kit!
        • Four Ways to Bring Settings to Life
        • 12 Ways to Create a Mailing List that will Sell Books
        • The Gallery of Language Pitfalls
        • Help Preserve Family Stories
        • Please Don't Tell All!
        • Words that Tickle Us

        • Mar/April 2015
          • “Writer as Entrepreneur”
          • To Tell the Story (POV)
          • Good Things Come If Your Wait . . . and Wait . . . and Wait
          • Pondering Appropriate Endings for Novels
          • First Sale Mistakes Every Writer Can Avoid
          • Inspiration: The Bold and the Beautiful
          • How to Successfully Change Genres
          • Timing is EVERYTHING
          • Kids' Books: What's In . . . and What's (Often) Wrong
          • My Life as an Editor

          • Jan/Feb 2015
            • “Incoherent Writing”
            • Writing for Appropriate Age Levels
            • Selling Your eBook
            • 12 Secrets to Selling More Books at Events
            • How Not to Write
            • Fictionalizing the Facts
            • A Writer's Confession (Agent Scam)
            • Will an Editor Steal Your Ideas?
            • Whatever Happened to Slow Kissing?
            • Pet Peeves, Homophone Hunters, and More

            • Nov/Dec 2014
              • “The Cult of the Author”
              • A Bakers Dozen Story Stimulators
              • Start Marketing Your Book Before It's a Book
              • Common Mistakes to Avoid in Kid Writing
              • How an "Achey Breaky Heart" Helped Build My Writing Career
              • Arriving at the Aha Moment
              • Fictionalizing History
              • [Not My Dave]?
              • The Challenges of Getting Published
              • Deck the Halls and Clear the Decks! Goals for the New Year

              • Sep/Oct 2014
                • “The Right Word”
                • Music: The Writer's Muse?
                • Word Count Counts!
                • Please Define "Editor" for Me
                • The Difference Between Middle Grade and Young Adult
                • Taking the First Step
                • Getting a Head Start on Holiday Sales
                • Why I Write Book Reviews
                • Why We Mumble (Plus Tips on Using a Ghostwriter)
                • More Leftover Stuff

                • Jul/Aug 2014
                  • “Being Interviewed: Your 15 Minutes of Fame”
                  • Disaster-Proof Your Assignments
                  • Back to School (Presentations)
                  • Transitions, OR Writing from Here to There and from Now to Then
                  • Editing by Reading Aloud
                  • When Fear Gets in the Way
                  • Fake Family History
                  • Writing as an Art
                  • Promoting on Social Media
                  • Breaking the Rules

                  • May/Jun 2014
                    • “Principled Writing”
                    • The Modern Day Book Blog Tour
                    • Make Your Stories Sparkle
                    • 12 Steps to an Effective Interview
                    • A Bit on the Funny Side of Writing
                    • But First . . .
                    • Writing Sunday School Curriculum
                    • Unexpected Sales Connections
                    • English Anguish
                    • Foreign Phrases that Tickle Us

                    • Mar/Apr 2014
                      • “The Invisible Writer”
                      • Let History Be Your Guide
                      • Who's Your Reader?
                      • The Writing Mentor I Never Met
                      • From Blog to Book
                      • Reviewing Your New Year's Resolutions, Two Months into the Year
                      • To Lit or Not To Lit?
                      • Words the English Language Badly Needs
                      • Two Cents' Worth
                      • The Gallery of Language Pitfalls

                      • Jan/Feb 2014
                        • “Darlings and Narms: When Good Writing Goes Bad”
                        • Tips for Becoming More Media-Worthy
                        • What Do Editors Want?
                        • Getting Started
                        • Translating Family Secrets: Writing for Your Grandkids
                        • Should You Send an Agent Money?
                        • Book Review: Women on Poetry
                        • Is It January Again? Eliminating Time Wasters
                        • Unnecessary Words
                        • The Gallery of Language Pitfalls

                        • Nov/Dec 2013
                          • “Leonard's Rules Revisited”
                          • A Few Truths About Dialogue
                          • How to Become a Powerhouse Blogger in Just 15 Minutes
                          • Should You Specialize or Generalize?
                          • Owning the Story
                          • A Cautionary Tale
                          • Procrastination
                          • 10 Pitfalls of Historical Writing
                          • The Leftovers
                          • Bad Words

                          • Sep/Oct 2013
                            • “The Devolution of Writing”
                            • Planning a School Presentation
                            • How to Speak in Front of an Audience, without Stage Fright
                            • Publishing Fiction as eBooks
                            • 6 Tips that will Jump Start Your Writing Career
                            • To Use or Not to Use Pen Names
                            • Lessons Learned from Rejection Letters
                            • Book Review: Women Writing on Family
                            • Googling Yourself
                            • Adapting Your Screenplay into a Comic Book

                            • Jul/Aug 2013
                              • “Quotation Marks for the 'Working Writer'”
                              • How to Critique
                              • The Name that Fits
                              • 10 Mistakes Authors Make that Can Cost Them a Fortune
                              • Lucky Move
                              • Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Write to Your Heart's Content
                              • Creating Buzz
                              • Getting Your Self-Published Book Reviewed
                              • The Writing Hourglass
                              • Words That Need to Be Retired Permanently

                              • May/June 2013
                                • “Bully Critiquers”
                                • The 7 Secrets to eBook Publishing Success
                                • True Confessions of a Writer
                                • The Trials and Triumphs of Writer Workshops
                                • The Importance of Being Prepared with a Blurb
                                • Oh the No-Nos I've Seen as an Editor
                                • Writing Free
                                • The Scent of Style
                                • Filling in on Fillers
                                • Top 10 Things Not to Do or Say at a Book Signing

                                • Mar/Apr 2013
                                  • “Too Much Information”
                                  • Should You Show Your Subject What You Have Written?
                                  • Train Your Pet Words
                                  • The Book, The Author and The Luncheon: Or What I'm Thankful For
                                  • On Becoming Unwired
                                  • Selling a Screenplay Q & A
                                  • Jumpstarting Your Creativity
                                  • Tips on Selling Your Work to Magazines
                                  • The Seven Deadly Writing Sins—No, Make that Eight!
                                  • Homophone Hunters

                                  • Jan/Feb 2013
                                    • “Risky Writing”
                                    • To Plot or Not to Plot
                                    • Personality Sells Books
                                    • The Idea Factory
                                    • Writing and Marketing Children's Books with an Agent
                                    • No Artificial Lures Allowed (Freelancing)
                                    • Thus I Began to Read and Write
                                    • Hooray for Author Day
                                    • Ten Ways to Rock on Social Media and Still Have a Life
                                    • Q & A: Do I Need an Illustrator?

                                    • Nov/Dec 2012
                                      • “Quantum Word Count: Reductio ad Absurdum”
                                      • The Absolute End—Maybe
                                      • Selling Books at Sci-Fi Conventions: Pt 2 The Vendor Option
                                      • Navigating the Maze of Publishing: Tips from an Author and Editor
                                      • Write for Free? That is the Question
                                      • Good Manners are Never Out of Style
                                      • How Happy is a Clam?
                                      • What's that High-Pitched Whine?
                                      • How to Double Your Book Sales on Your Website
                                      • As Few Words as Possible

                                      • Sep/Oct 2012
                                        • “The End is Near”
                                        • Writing Powerful Endings
                                        • Selling Books at Sci-Fi Conventions: Pt. 1 Programming
                                        • Poetic Pet Peeves
                                        • Creativity Going Casual
                                        • Book Commentary: Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury
                                        • Feedback Tips
                                        • e-Mail is Dead
                                        • Why Did I Become an Agent?
                                        • Cycling Solo Ireland to Istanbul: Bike Blogging

                                        • Jul/Aug 2012
                                          • “Creativity Boosting”
                                          • 10 Ways to Make Your Openings More Exciting
                                          • Marketing a Self-Published Book
                                          • A Writer 24/7
                                          • Your 10 Point Website Checkup
                                          • Making Lemonade out of Lemons
                                          • Your Memoir is Not the Same as a Family History
                                          • Breaking the Story-Telling Mold
                                          • Ogden Nash: A Second Time Around
                                          • Mud Pie Therapy

                                          • May/June 2012
                                            • “Words Left Unsaid: Omission Impossible”
                                            • Self-Publishing the Old-Fashioned Way
                                            • Words for an Old Tune
                                            • Little Stories: Anecdotes
                                            • Book Review: Punctuation
                                            • Ten More Wayes to Break Your Writing Block
                                            • A Hissy Fit Over Webinars
                                            • The Best I've Written
                                            • Kid Lit Do's and Don'ts
                                            • Dead Man Working

                                            • Mar/Apr 2012
                                              • “ePublishing: eDreams and eScams”
                                              • The In-Touch Writer
                                              • More about Online Classes: Lions and Tigers and Professors, Oh My!
                                              • Waiting in the Shadows with Clubs
                                              • So How Do You Writer the Truth?
                                              • A Writer's Tool Kit Part 2
                                              • Should You Use a Pseudonym?
                                              • Children's Book Agents I Have Known
                                              • Where'd THAT Come From: "Get Your Goat"
                                              • The Gallery of Language Pitfalls

                                              • Jan/Feb 2012
                                                • “EMPHASIS! (and How to Achieve It)”
                                                • Kid Lit: Working with Cause and Effect
                                                • Follow Every Lead
                                                • Getting the Most from Online Classes
                                                • Be Yourself, but Also Know Yourself
                                                • Reviewing Other Writers' Books
                                                • A Writer's Tool Kit Part 1
                                                • Jordi's Place (He was the World's Only Talking Mime . . .)
                                                • The Gallery of Language Pitfalls
                                                • and lots of reader feedback

                                                • Nov/Dec 2011
                                                  • “The Out-of-Touch Writer”
                                                  • Do I Need an Agent?
                                                  • The Field of Greeting Cards
                                                  • 8 Tips for Successfully Promoting Your e-Book
                                                  • How to Dress for a School Visit
                                                  • Writing in the Golden Years
                                                  • For Readers (and Writers) of Poetry: A Poem is Many Branches
                                                  • A Word
                                                  • Guidelines to Encourage Frazzled Writers
                                                  • Two Cents' Worth

                                                  • Sept/Oct 2011
                                                    • “The Inconsistent Hyphen”
                                                    • Reconnect with Your Writing Core
                                                    • Smashwords: e-Book Publishing and Buying
                                                    • Working with an Illustrator
                                                    • A Crafty Alternative for Marketing
                                                    • Play Writing: The Producer's View
                                                    • Admitting You Are a Writer
                                                    • Book Signing Tips
                                                    • Hyper-Typer
                                                    • Useless Word Trivia

                                                    • July/August 2011
                                                      • “Published: What Does It Mean?”
                                                      • Bestseller: What It Takes to Crack the List (and Why You May Not Want To)
                                                      • Characters: Building Blocks in Kids' Fiction
                                                      • With the Web, Whither Writing?
                                                      • A Test for Contest Chairmen
                                                      • Achieving Writing Flow is Like Doing a Jigsaw Puzzle
                                                      • The Flipside of Publishing
                                                      • Brooding (Hatching a Masterpiece)
                                                      • One Foot in Front of De-Utter
                                                      • New Feature: The Gallery of Language Pitfalls

                                                      • May/June 2011
                                                        • “Great Expectations”
                                                        • How to Position Yourself as an Expert
                                                        • My CreateSpace Experience: Two Years In
                                                        • Kindle for the Novice
                                                        • Don't Be Discouraged: Combating Rewrite Frustration
                                                        • Collaborating on the Picture Book Plato, the Platypus Plumber (part time)
                                                        • 12 Article Writing Essentials
                                                        • On Negativism
                                                        • Weaving Family Stories into Historical Fiction
                                                        • There Goes the Neighborhood

                                                        • Mar/Apr 2011
                                                          • “Error Message”
                                                          • Five Power Tools for Smashing Mini-Blocks
                                                          • Declined Again? Yes, Dear, Another Rejection!
                                                          • Are You Findable?
                                                          • The Business of Publishing
                                                          • Mentoring Your Memoir: A How-to-Write Text plus a Personal Journey
                                                          • Just Say Yes
                                                          • Great Fiction Comes from Writing Lightly
                                                          • Where's the Glamour?
                                                          • Two Cents' Worth

                                                          • Jan/Feb 2011
                                                            • “The End of Writing?”
                                                            • Pub Sub 3rd Fri
                                                            • Give Your Books Facebook Pages
                                                            • Choose Your Help Carefully
                                                            • For Successful Fiction, Add Conflict—Twice
                                                            • Make like an Elephant
                                                            • Poetry as Compulsion
                                                            • On Writing and the Internet
                                                            • Write Every Day? Yeah, Right! 7 Tips to Build a Writing Habit
                                                            • What is Going On in that Fuzzy Agent Head?

                                                            • Nov/Dec 2010
                                                              • “The No-Show Writer”
                                                              • Freelance Writing Blues
                                                              • Waste No One's Time
                                                              • Make Editing a Daily Practice
                                                              • Beware Ye of the Hope Vultures
                                                              • Straight Talk About Talking Animals
                                                              • The First Commandment of Success
                                                              • When the Book Promotion Well Runs Dry
                                                              • Those Disappearing Mail Slots
                                                              • Homophone Hunters

                                                              • Sept/Oct 2010
                                                                • “Copycat Publishing”
                                                                • Turning to Poetry
                                                                • If You're Going to Be a Writer, You Ought to Have a System
                                                                • Mentoring Pt 2:How To Find? Is It Worth It?
                                                                • "What If?"
                                                                • No Time for Reading? Think About It
                                                                • Kid Lit Editing Secrets
                                                                • Social Networking on Blogs
                                                                • A Writer for the Rest of My Life
                                                                • Quiet Please: I'm Creating

                                                                • July/Aug 2010
                                                                  • “Punk'd-uation: Where Did It Go?”
                                                                  • Putting on the Polish
                                                                  • Mentoring Pt 1: What Is It? Who Needs It?
                                                                  • 5 Reasons Publishing Might Be a BAD Idea
                                                                  • The Word "Only": Give It Clout
                                                                  • Freelance Opportunity Online through Demand Studios
                                                                  • Marketing Secrets of a Bookstore
                                                                  • How Journaling Can Save Your Life
                                                                  • Sharing the Zone
                                                                  • Fear Not the Laughter

                                                                  • May/June 2010
                                                                    • “10 Years of WW and What Do We Know for Sure?”
                                                                    • Submitting to the Small Press Editor: First Remove the Blindfold
                                                                    • Simple Ways to Promote Yourself Online
                                                                    • Reading Aloud: A Forgotten Skill
                                                                    • The Art of Critique: A Contract of Trust
                                                                    • Eliminate Spoilers Before They Eliminate You
                                                                    • Searching Family Tree in Salt Lake City
                                                                    • Am I a Writer Yet?
                                                                    • Write What You Know

                                                                    • Mar/Apr 2010
                                                                      • “Bad Writing: Who's To Blame?"”
                                                                      • Hurry Up and Fail
                                                                      • Tapping into Emotional Hot Buttons
                                                                      • What's Wrong with Four-Letter Words?
                                                                      • Rejection Reflection: On the Right Wavelength
                                                                      • The Poem in Public
                                                                      • How to Write Stories to Music
                                                                      • The Striving Writer
                                                                      • Effective Use of Carrots
                                                                      • On Heroes and Mentors

                                                                      • Jan/Feb 2010
                                                                        • “The Paper Chase”
                                                                        • "Said" Is Not a 4-Letter Word
                                                                        • After the First Draft
                                                                        • Which First, Plot or Character?
                                                                        • Is Blogging a Waste of Time?
                                                                        • The National Novel Writing Month Challenge
                                                                        • "Oh, No, I Have to Speak in Public?"
                                                                        • POD for Poetry
                                                                        • Jump Start Your Writing Career with This Little Secret
                                                                        • Dumb is Good, or How I Got a Book Published without Trying

                                                                        • Nov/Dec 09
                                                                          • “The Submission Squeeze”
                                                                          • Nobody Loves Me, Everybody Hates Me (bad critiques)
                                                                          • You Can Write But Can You Speak About It?
                                                                          • Electronic Clipping Service
                                                                          • The Facts of Fiction
                                                                          • While You Wait
                                                                          • Lo Mein and Second Acts
                                                                          • Get Your Book Done NOW!
                                                                          • How to Sell Your Books through Magazine Articles
                                                                          • Picture Book Tips

                                                                          • Sept/Oct 09
                                                                            • “Useless Words”
                                                                            • How Do You Get All of Those Speaking Gigs?
                                                                            • Where is the Reader Now: Psychic Distance
                                                                            • Strategies for Writing About the Future: Prediction in Novels
                                                                            • My Experience with CreateSpace So Far
                                                                            • Subsidy Publishing vs Self-Publishing: What's the Difference?
                                                                            • Is This the Right Time to Write?
                                                                            • Read to be a Better Writer: 6 Strategies to Make Each Book a Learning Experience
                                                                            • Children's Writing: What's In and What's (often) Wrong
                                                                            • Linguistics (humor)

                                                                            • Jul/Aug 09
                                                                              • “Bad Reviews”
                                                                              • Some Things Never Change: Rules of Writing
                                                                              • Research Savvy
                                                                              • Of Critiques and Smiles
                                                                              • Being A Working Writer 1 and Maybe a Working Writer 2
                                                                              • Eight Things That Can Go Wrong for a Freelance Writer
                                                                              • Having Fun with Anthology Builder
                                                                              • Building a Writer's Business Plan
                                                                              • Book Review: The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus
                                                                              • Essay on Language (humor)

                                                                              • May/June 09
                                                                                • “The Facts of Writing”
                                                                                • Writer Conferences, Clubs, and Contests
                                                                                • The Biggest Mistakes Bloggers Make
                                                                                • Five Fatal Flaws that Can Lead to Rejection
                                                                                • Cure for the Common Rejection Letter (Self-publishing)
                                                                                • Homophone Hunters
                                                                                • Tips for Developing an Original Voice
                                                                                • You Might Be a Writer If . . .
                                                                                • How to Finally Build a Freelance Career or Finish That Writing Project
                                                                                • Not Good, Kemosabe

                                                                                • Mar/Apr 09
                                                                                  • “Homophones Gone Bad”
                                                                                  • A Writer Workshop: Do You Want or Need One?
                                                                                  • Understanding Children's Writing Genres
                                                                                  • Radio vs. Newspaper for Selling Books
                                                                                  • Do You Engage in Book Promo Babble?
                                                                                  • A Journaling Checklist
                                                                                  • What's Open Source Software and How Can It Help You?
                                                                                  • Life Is Going On and I'm Going On the Computer
                                                                                  • Cyberstupidity: Errors on the Internet
                                                                                  • Measuring Up (literally)

                                                                                  • Jan/Feb 09
                                                                                    • “Frivolous Fiction”
                                                                                    • Novel Ways to Promote Your Novel
                                                                                    • Stopping Readers in their Tracks
                                                                                    • Seven Powerful Ways to Find New Readers for your Blog
                                                                                    • Queries vs. Articles: Which is Best?
                                                                                    • Beyond Recollection: The Potential of Memoirs
                                                                                    • Is Writing Fiction Frivolous?
                                                                                    • Book Review: Fool's Gold: Why the Internet is No Substitute for a Library
                                                                                    • Tips: One Way Out of the Slush Pile
                                                                                    • In the Beginning (A Shaggy Dog Story)

                                                                                    • Nov/Dec 08
                                                                                      • “A Matter of Emphasis!”
                                                                                      • A Dialogue on Dialogue
                                                                                      • That "Error" May Be the Truth
                                                                                      • Bedtime Stories Sharpen Up the Tale
                                                                                      • Selling Books at Festivals
                                                                                      • Solace for the Lonely Writer
                                                                                      • In Praise of Poetry Contests
                                                                                      • Book Review: Writer's Market and Literary Marketplace: Online and Book
                                                                                      • I Love To Write Day (November 15)
                                                                                      • Is Writing Trying to Kill Me? My Life Before I'm a Famous Artist

                                                                                      • Sep/Oct 08
                                                                                        • “Inconsistent Writing”
                                                                                        • I Just Couldn't Put That Story Down: Thoughts on Narrative Distance When Writing for Children
                                                                                        • Self-Publishing: One Man's Experience
                                                                                        • The Most Important Words on Your Website
                                                                                        • Getting Your Book Reviewed
                                                                                        • Thesaurus: Writer's Treasure House
                                                                                        • What IS a Working Writer?
                                                                                        • Book Review: Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
                                                                                        • Writers and Public Speaking
                                                                                        • Starting Out with Cozy Little Mysteries

                                                                                        • Jul/Aug 08
                                                                                          • “Easy Reader, Easy Writer”
                                                                                          • Sterotypes and What To Do About Them
                                                                                          • Yes, Anybody Can Be Published These Days
                                                                                          • The Lowdown on Finding the Perfect Keywords
                                                                                          • The Fifth Element: The "Other Stuff"
                                                                                          • Understanding Contracts
                                                                                          • Writing a Bio
                                                                                          • Book Review: d.a. levy & the mimeograph revolution, edited by Larry Smith & Ingrid Swanberg
                                                                                          • The #1 Secret of Writing a Successful Query Letter
                                                                                          • Classifying Prose: Article, Essay, or Nostalgia?

                                                                                          • May/June 08
                                                                                            • “The World of Errors”
                                                                                            • Editing Plus: Reworking the Draft
                                                                                            • Fictionalizing History for Young Readers
                                                                                            • The Syndicated Column
                                                                                            • Why Book Publishing Costs So Much
                                                                                            • Tip: Duotrope's Digest, An Online Writer's Market
                                                                                            • Selling an Audiobook
                                                                                            • Book Review: Novel Metamorphosis by Darcy Pattison
                                                                                            • When Not to Write
                                                                                            • 10 Things Your Friends Can Do to Help You Sell More Books

                                                                                            • Mar/Apr 08
                                                                                              • “The Interminable Title”
                                                                                              • What Makes a Great YA Novel for Boys?
                                                                                              • Classify Your Books on Amazon.com
                                                                                              • The Magic of Tone
                                                                                              • Unexpected Benefits of Collaborating
                                                                                              • Screenwriter's Corner: Show, Don't Tell
                                                                                              • The Day the Story Almost Died
                                                                                              • Book Review: I Wish Someone Had Told Me That! 64 Successful Children's Authors Give You the Advice They Wish Someone Had Given Them, edited by Jon Bard
                                                                                              • The Editor is Always (?) Right
                                                                                              • What To Do While You're Waiting for a Response

                                                                                              • Jan/Feb 08
                                                                                                • “Guidelines Gone Wild”
                                                                                                • The Value of Children's Authors Having Personal Websites
                                                                                                • How Shall We Submit: An Examination of Submission Guidelines
                                                                                                • Feedback: Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing
                                                                                                • Self-Publishing: A Road to Nowhere
                                                                                                • A Matter of Tone
                                                                                                • Meeting Your Goals with a Critique Group
                                                                                                • Book Review: The Right Way to Write, Publish and Sell Your Book by Patricia L. Fry
                                                                                                • Strangers: A Writer's Greatest Resource
                                                                                                • Writer's Christmas Carol

                                                                                                • Nov/Dec 07
                                                                                                  • “Writer As Salesperson”
                                                                                                  • Editors and All That
                                                                                                  • "Cutting" into the Markets
                                                                                                  • To Publish or Self-Publish -- Is That the Question?
                                                                                                  • Selling A Cool Book about the House that Joy Built
                                                                                                  • Cuss, Curse, or Clean It Up: Profanity in Young Adult Fiction
                                                                                                  • Hints for Traveling Authors and Illustrators
                                                                                                  • How to Write Like an "Expert"
                                                                                                  • A Writer's e-Mail Addiction
                                                                                                  • Why I Write

                                                                                                  • Sept/Oct 07
                                                                                                    • “Spontaneous Writing: Plan, Outline Revise -- Or Not”
                                                                                                    • Fleshing Out Minor Characters
                                                                                                    • Opportunities Missed Are Sales Lost
                                                                                                    • "Threes" in Writing
                                                                                                    • In Praise of Literary Contests
                                                                                                    • There's Elements of Style and Then There's Jack Kerouac
                                                                                                    • Using Your Moods as a Writer
                                                                                                    • Writing a Non-Boring Family History
                                                                                                    • Protect Your Writing from Plagiarism!
                                                                                                    • Definitions of a Writer

                                                                                                    • Jul/Aug 07
                                                                                                      • “The Freelance Blues”
                                                                                                      • Create Real Characters
                                                                                                      • Turning to Crime Writing
                                                                                                      • A Gripe About Contests and Prizes
                                                                                                      • One Minute Marketing
                                                                                                      • 7 Reasons Why Your Novel Needs a Book Proposal
                                                                                                      • Arcane Language - Don't Use It
                                                                                                      • In Praise of the Form Rejection
                                                                                                      • On Self-Publishing
                                                                                                      • I Am Unavailable: Answering Machine Messages

                                                                                                      • May/June 07
                                                                                                        • “Write What You See”
                                                                                                        • Taking a Serious Look at the Novel: A Book Review
                                                                                                        • Outlining: The Indispensable Tool
                                                                                                        • Lessons from my Book Launch
                                                                                                        • Ten Tips to a Smooth(er) Interview
                                                                                                        • Get Out of Your Basement
                                                                                                        • Stepping Stones for Writers
                                                                                                        • Creating a Book Cover
                                                                                                        • Satisfying the Urge to Write
                                                                                                        • Health Off - Write On

                                                                                                        • Mar/Apr 07
                                                                                                          • “The Class System of Writing”
                                                                                                          • Reflections of an Unapologetic Short Former
                                                                                                          • Super Savvy Internet Promotion
                                                                                                          • To Pay or Not To Pay for Ads, Part 2
                                                                                                          • Grants Are Golden
                                                                                                          • Using Rejection
                                                                                                          • High Art and Low Art
                                                                                                          • Marketing Heartache
                                                                                                          • Researching the Markets
                                                                                                          • Sinfully Agitated Blond

                                                                                                          • Jan/Feb 07
                                                                                                            • “Figuratively Speaking”
                                                                                                            • Are You Blocking Your Publishing Success?
                                                                                                            • Righting the Rewrite
                                                                                                            • Picture Book Evolution
                                                                                                            • Writing Success -- Your Way
                                                                                                            • To Pay or Not To Pay for Ads
                                                                                                            • Don't Mess with the IRS
                                                                                                            • Things Editors Hate
                                                                                                            • Book Review: Baby Beat Generation & The 2nd San Francisco Renaissance
                                                                                                            • The 99¢ Lesson

                                                                                                            • Nov/Dec 06
                                                                                                              • “The Sound of Writing”
                                                                                                              • POV for Everyone
                                                                                                              • Developing a Winning Nonfiction Book Proposal
                                                                                                              • The Evolution of a Children's Book
                                                                                                              • Relax -- Write It Your Way
                                                                                                              • Does Spelling Count?
                                                                                                              • Book Review: Writing in Retirement
                                                                                                              • The End of the Publishing Rainbow
                                                                                                              • What To Do if You Don't Have Clips
                                                                                                              • As Few Words as Possible
                                                                                                              Sep/Oct 06
                                                                                                              • “Proofreading: A Writer's Bane”
                                                                                                              • Secrets of Striking Media Gold with Blogs
                                                                                                              • Poetry Improves Writing Skills Pt. 2
                                                                                                              • Characters and Point of View in Kid Lit
                                                                                                              • Take the Bull by the Horns or Get Gored Trying
                                                                                                              • Parade Your Professional Persona
                                                                                                              • Children's Books For and About Disabilities
                                                                                                              • The Deciding Factor on Characters
                                                                                                              • Why Rewrite?
                                                                                                              • Fretting the Mason/Dixon Line
                                                                                                              Jul/Aug 06
                                                                                                              • “The Blank Screen: Brain Freeze”
                                                                                                              • Picture Books with Rhyme
                                                                                                              • How to Get Book Reviews (No, Really!)
                                                                                                              • Reaching International Markets Electronically
                                                                                                              • Pig Finds Home
                                                                                                              • Example of a Bad Query Letter
                                                                                                              • Be a Groupie
                                                                                                              • Advice for the Beginner
                                                                                                              • Poetry Improves Writing Skills Pt. 1
                                                                                                              • Ten Commandments for Writers
                                                                                                              May/June 06
                                                                                                              • “The Writer's Game: Guess What Publishers Want”
                                                                                                              • 7 Media Myths that Will Kill Your Campaign
                                                                                                              • Why Write Poetry Reviews?
                                                                                                              • How to Turn First Experiences into First Sales
                                                                                                              • The Value of an Author's Voice
                                                                                                              • Book Review: A Writer's First Aid Kit
                                                                                                              • How to Train Your Publisher and Survive
                                                                                                              • Eliminating Lazy Writing
                                                                                                              • Independent Author/Publisher
                                                                                                              • How NOT to Get Published
                                                                                                              Mar/Apr 06
                                                                                                              • “The Query Letter: Overrated, Obsolete?”
                                                                                                              • Hug Your Local Journalists
                                                                                                              • A Dozen Unique Ways to Make More Money Writing
                                                                                                              • Book Review: The Fiction Writer's Silent Partner
                                                                                                              • Turn Personal Struggles into Books for Children
                                                                                                              • Q & A on Publishers
                                                                                                              • Rendezvous: The Writer's Date
                                                                                                              • Can I Sell a Previously Published Article?
                                                                                                              • Connecting with Other Writers
                                                                                                              • From Reader to Teacher to Writer
                                                                                                              Jan/Feb 2006
                                                                                                              • “Too Many Words”
                                                                                                              • 10 Surefire Ways to Get Your Book Proposal Rejected
                                                                                                              • But What I Meant Was...
                                                                                                              • Finding Sample Magazines without Breaking the Bank
                                                                                                              • Current Trends in Kid Lit
                                                                                                              • Children's Book Agents I Have Known
                                                                                                              • Maximizing Your Book's Earning Potential
                                                                                                              • On Writing, On Ideas
                                                                                                              • If You Want to Write for Money, Write Ransom Notes
                                                                                                              • Make Them Laugh; They Won't Notice They're Learning
                                                                                                              Nov/Dec 2005
                                                                                                              • “Hyper-Inspiration: A Writer's Malady”
                                                                                                              • Introduction to Agents
                                                                                                              • A Common Pitfall: Expository Dialogue
                                                                                                              • Business + Writer = Author
                                                                                                              • Story of a Bestseller: The Power of a Postcard
                                                                                                              • A Writerly Walk
                                                                                                              • Real Writers Don't Quit
                                                                                                              • Dumb is Good
                                                                                                              • Organization is Key to Writing Poetry
                                                                                                              • The Ten Writer's Commandments
                                                                                                              Sept/Oct 2005
                                                                                                              • “Writers: A Mysterious Demographic”
                                                                                                              • Building Relationships All the Way to the Bank
                                                                                                              • Editors One to Six
                                                                                                              • Tips for Writing Mysteries for Kids
                                                                                                              • Book Review: Order in the Court
                                                                                                              • The Media Needs YOU
                                                                                                              • Writing to Learn
                                                                                                              • Writers and Day Jobs
                                                                                                              • Taking the Next Step in Your Plot
                                                                                                              • What You Mean What I Mean?
                                                                                                              July/Aug 2005
                                                                                                              • “Experience Wanted”
                                                                                                              • Make Your Picture Book Sparkle
                                                                                                              • True Wit: Picking and Placing Our Words
                                                                                                              • Get Your Foot in the Door: Advantages of Networking
                                                                                                              • Accosted by the Rank Amateur
                                                                                                              • Book Review: A Glossary of Netspeak and Textspeak
                                                                                                              • Uncluttering the Muse
                                                                                                              • Writing Most Fowl
                                                                                                              • Children's Literature For and About Disability
                                                                                                              • 2 Yeas and 4 Nays
                                                                                                              May/June 2005
                                                                                                              • “The Writer as Human Being”
                                                                                                              • Point, Shoot, Write! Using Technology to Create Real Characters
                                                                                                              • Be on Radio Tomorrow Pt. 2
                                                                                                              • Make Each Project Worth More
                                                                                                              • Conflict in Fiction: Keep Your Promises
                                                                                                              • Living Hope for the Rejected
                                                                                                              • Turning Media Mistake into Media Goodies
                                                                                                              • Great Fiction Comes from Writing Lightly
                                                                                                              • Book Review: Writer's Market FAQs
                                                                                                              • The Dreaded Block
                                                                                                              Mar/Apr 2005
                                                                                                              • “What Are You Selling?”
                                                                                                              • Money: Make a Plan!
                                                                                                              • Be on Radio Tomorrow Pt. 1
                                                                                                              • How to Get Book Publicity
                                                                                                              • Write Powerful Endings
                                                                                                              • Take Advantage of Your Writing Group
                                                                                                              • Writing: A Very Strange Form of Intimacy
                                                                                                              • Word Watchers
                                                                                                              • The Rationale of a Writer
                                                                                                              • Phrases that Need to be Retired Permanently
                                                                                                              Jan/Feb 2005
                                                                                                              • “When Words Collide: Bad Writing”
                                                                                                              • Eliminate Passive Writing
                                                                                                              • How to Name Your Book
                                                                                                              • Flashbacks and Other Techniques
                                                                                                              • Turn Lemons into Marketing Lemonade
                                                                                                              • Step-by-Step: A Picture Book is Illustrated
                                                                                                              • Book Review: How to Write Funny
                                                                                                              • The Call of the Writer
                                                                                                              • Finding Your Inner Nut Case
                                                                                                              • Playing Before Writing
                                                                                                              Nov/Dec 2004
                                                                                                              • “Fail Your Way to Publication”
                                                                                                              • The Self-Publishing Experience
                                                                                                              • More on Setting Freelance Rates
                                                                                                              • Courting Premium Sales
                                                                                                              • An Author's Perks
                                                                                                              • Will Strunk and Others I Have Loved
                                                                                                              • 10 Reasons Not To Become a Writer
                                                                                                              • Working with Cause and Effect in Kid Lit
                                                                                                              • Readers' Humorous Similes
                                                                                                              • Rules That Are Meant to Be Broken
                                                                                                              Sept/Oct 2004
                                                                                                              • “Similes and Metaphors: The Good, The Bad, and the Truly Awful”
                                                                                                              • How to Set Freelance Rates
                                                                                                              • Inconsistencies in Writing
                                                                                                              • Blast Through Your Writer's Block of Choice
                                                                                                              • Book Promotion: Crossover Publicity
                                                                                                              • Writing Great Beginnings for Kids
                                                                                                              • Road Map for the Writer's Journey
                                                                                                              • Thoughts on Titles
                                                                                                              • Magic Writing
                                                                                                              • The Muse and Fortune Cookies
                                                                                                              July/Aug 2004
                                                                                                              • “Writing for Money: Cash Cow or Cruel Hoax?”
                                                                                                              • When Non-Paying Markets Don't Pay
                                                                                                              • Writing for the Health and Fitness Market
                                                                                                              • Why Illustrators and Writers Are Kept Apart
                                                                                                              • Show-Don't-Tell Debate
                                                                                                              • Be A More Polished Professional
                                                                                                              • Writing About Controversial Subjects for Kids
                                                                                                              • Creating Scenes and Stories
                                                                                                              • Journal Toward a Creative Center
                                                                                                              • Buck Up, Me Laddies
                                                                                                              May/June 2004
                                                                                                              • “Writing for Nothing: The Despicable Non-Paying Market”
                                                                                                              • Make an Editor Your Best Friend
                                                                                                              • Typing vs Typesetting
                                                                                                              • Breaking into the Juvenile Market as Writer-for-Hire
                                                                                                              • Tell, Don't Show! Heresy?
                                                                                                              • World-Building in Sci-Fi Writing
                                                                                                              • Goal-Buddies: The Power of Two
                                                                                                              • Promote Your Book and Do a Good Deed!
                                                                                                              • Marketing Dead-Ends
                                                                                                              • What IS a Poem?
                                                                                                              March/April 2004
                                                                                                              • "One Space or Two? Changing the Rules"
                                                                                                              • Keep Editors Wanting More
                                                                                                              • Making Your Fiction Stand Out to Editors
                                                                                                              • Hip Today, Hokey Tomorrow
                                                                                                              • Tips for Freelancing Parents
                                                                                                              • Disaster Plan for Writers
                                                                                                              • Marrying Illustrations with Words
                                                                                                              • Writing for the Despicable Non-Paying Market
                                                                                                              • Two Cents' Worth: The Single-Space Debate
                                                                                                              • Rejection Inspiration
                                                                                                              Jan/Feb 2004
                                                                                                              • "What Do Publishers Want? Beats Me!"
                                                                                                              • Three Most Important Things Publishers Want
                                                                                                              • Fine-Trim Your Prose
                                                                                                              • Accidental Advertising
                                                                                                              • Secrets to Sloughing Off Writers' Stress
                                                                                                              • Words and Pictures: Book Illustration
                                                                                                              • Baby Makes Three in Writing Triangle
                                                                                                              • Mining Your Ideas
                                                                                                              • Book Review: Making Money Freelance Writing
                                                                                                              • Release Your Inner Editor
                                                                                                              Nov/Dec 2003
                                                                                                              • "A Book by Any Other Name Would Not Sell as Much"
                                                                                                              • Make a Pre-Publication Marketing Plan
                                                                                                              • Keeping It Real in Fiction
                                                                                                              • After-Publication Revision
                                                                                                              • What Makes a Good Agent?
                                                                                                              • Writing with Eyes Closed
                                                                                                              • Empower Your Creativity with Goal Setting
                                                                                                              • Need Material? Write Your Memories!
                                                                                                              • The Weekend Writer's Task List
                                                                                                              • From Thinking to Writing
                                                                                                              Sept/Oct 2003
                                                                                                              • "Feeding The Muse"
                                                                                                              • Three Best Ways to Find an Agent
                                                                                                              • Cliches: Avoid Like the Plague
                                                                                                              • Boost Your Bottom Line: Make More Money Writing
                                                                                                              • Courting the Muse
                                                                                                              • Do Computers Equal Less Work?
                                                                                                              • I'm a Query Addict
                                                                                                              • The Power of Thank-You
                                                                                                              • Apostrophe Nightmares
                                                                                                              • Feedback, Nasty e-Mail, and Words to Retire
                                                                                                              July/Aug 2003
                                                                                                              • "The Truth About Writers"
                                                                                                              • Three Most Important People to Show Your Manuscript
                                                                                                              • Stay Computer Current!
                                                                                                              • Reinventing Yourself
                                                                                                              • Tone and Firm Your Sagging Middle
                                                                                                              • Dumb Stuff in Print
                                                                                                              • The Metaphysical Market: New Age Niche
                                                                                                              • Getting the Urge to Write
                                                                                                              • Celebrity Endorsements
                                                                                                              • Parent As Editor-in-Chief
                                                                                                              May/June 2003
                                                                                                              • “The Weird, Wonderful World of Querying”
                                                                                                              • Beat the Odds with Writing Contests
                                                                                                              • Narrow Your Non-Fiction
                                                                                                              • Pay to be Published?
                                                                                                              • Planning an Exceptional Book Signing Part 2
                                                                                                              • The Three Most Important Things in a Query Letter
                                                                                                              • Clips vs. Conscience
                                                                                                              • Rejection Art
                                                                                                              • Pay for Your Trip: Write a Travel Article
                                                                                                              • It’s Fun to be Funny
                                                                                                              Mar/April 2003
                                                                                                              • “Being A Writer”
                                                                                                              • Writing for a Newspaper
                                                                                                              • Should Writers Fear File-Sharing?
                                                                                                              • How to Write for Children’s Magazines
                                                                                                              • I Write, Therefore I Am
                                                                                                              • Planning an Exceptional Book Signing Part 1
                                                                                                              • Why Keep On Writing?
                                                                                                              • Search and Destroy: Tackling Office Paper
                                                                                                              • Writing and the Centered Self
                                                                                                              • Don’t You Ever Work?
                                                                                                              Jan/Feb 2003
                                                                                                              • “How to Sink a Submission”
                                                                                                              • Snagging Clients: 10 Ways to Pick Up Paying Assignments
                                                                                                              • Format Logic Part 3
                                                                                                              • Attending Writing Conferences
                                                                                                              • How to Develop Characters
                                                                                                              • Pitching Books with e-Queries
                                                                                                              • Book Review: Words: A Connoisseur’s Collection...
                                                                                                              • Everything I Know about Writing I Learned from My Dogs
                                                                                                              • Punctuation Helps Communication
                                                                                                              • Slings and Arrows of Getting Published
                                                                                                              Nov/Dec 2002
                                                                                                              • “Self-Promotion: Shameless and Otherwise”
                                                                                                              • Five-Alarm Self-Promotion
                                                                                                              • “The Writer at Work” Cartoon
                                                                                                              • Pan For Gold: Rewrite!
                                                                                                              • Format Logic Part 2
                                                                                                              • Professionalism
                                                                                                              • The Psycho Economics of Writing
                                                                                                              • Goal Setting for Writers
                                                                                                              • Review of Two Writer’s Digest Books
                                                                                                              • Sleep Well, Ernest Hemingway
                                                                                                              Sept/Oct 2002
                                                                                                              • “Manuscript Horror Stories: Submissions from the Dark Side”
                                                                                                              • Circulating Manuscripts (Submission Impossible)
                                                                                                              • Manuscript: Lost in the Ozone
                                                                                                              • Will a Literary Agent Make the Ride Smoother?
                                                                                                              • Format Logic Part I
                                                                                                              • Writing for Others--A Way to Get Started
                                                                                                              • The S-Curve of the Writing Life
                                                                                                              • Cooking Up a Mystery
                                                                                                              • Patience is a Virtue I Need NOW!
                                                                                                              • Oh, To Be A Fortune Foldout
                                                                                                              July/Aug 2002
                                                                                                              • Two-Year Anniversary: "The Generosity of Writers"
                                                                                                              • Make a Writing Plan
                                                                                                              • What Is an Editor For?
                                                                                                              • Essential Elements of a Good Book Review
                                                                                                              • What Do Poets Do for a Living?
                                                                                                              • My Favorite Mystery
                                                                                                              • Cutting the Clutter
                                                                                                              • Interview: Focusing on Collaboration
                                                                                                              • Start a LIST Club
                                                                                                              • To Be or Not To Be Honest
                                                                                                              May/June 2002
                                                                                                              • “Writing: The Glamour Life”
                                                                                                              • Day in the Life of a Full-Time Writer
                                                                                                              • Burned by an Agent
                                                                                                              • Finding the Write Group for You
                                                                                                              • The Interview from Hell
                                                                                                              • Future of the Publishing Biz?
                                                                                                              • How NOT to Keep Track of Your Poems
                                                                                                              • Today’s Alternative Writing
                                                                                                              • Things Only Writer-Friends Understand
                                                                                                              • Distractions and Writers Who Love Them
                                                                                                              Mar/Apr 2002
                                                                                                              • “Back to Basics: Nuts and Bolts of Writing”
                                                                                                              • The Elements of Style in 31 Steps (humor)
                                                                                                              • Start an Online Worldwide Writer’s Workshop
                                                                                                              • Risky Writing
                                                                                                              • Book Review: Idiom Savant--Slang As It Is Slung
                                                                                                              • Catch That Poetry Idea
                                                                                                              • Four Steps to Achieving Writing/Family Balance
                                                                                                              • Elements of the Breakout Novel
                                                                                                              • Interview with Scavenger’s Editor Janet Fox
                                                                                                              • Filling the Dumpster with your Down-In-The-Dumps
                                                                                                              Jan/Feb 2002
                                                                                                              • “Good Information and a Sense of Humor”
                                                                                                              • Writing Funny
                                                                                                              • Online Critique Groups
                                                                                                              • The Battle for e-Book Rights
                                                                                                              • Characters, Movement, Plot
                                                                                                              • Everything I Know About Writing I Learned from Disney Movies
                                                                                                              • How to (Not) Lead a Workshop
                                                                                                              • Talking Animals
                                                                                                              • The Southern Writer
                                                                                                              • Memoir Writing
                                                                                                              Nov/Dec 2001
                                                                                                              • “Give the People What They Want”
                                                                                                              • Staying Inspired
                                                                                                              • The Scoop on Online Classes
                                                                                                              • Print-On-Demand Rebuttals
                                                                                                              • Cures for the Clipless
                                                                                                              • We’re All Poets
                                                                                                              • Going Pro: First Sale
                                                                                                              • Agent: How to Get One
                                                                                                              • Fifteen Minutes to Write
                                                                                                              • Parody: What Is It? Why Write It?
                                                                                                              Sept/Oct 2001
                                                                                                              • "Invasion of the POD People"
                                                                                                              • Brave New World of On-Line Publishing
                                                                                                              • POD Cautions
                                                                                                              • Freelancer as Entrepreneur
                                                                                                              • Making Research Work
                                                                                                              • How To Write Lyrics
                                                                                                              • I Write Confession Stories
                                                                                                              • It’s A Bunny-Eat-Bunny World (Book Review)
                                                                                                              • Giving Up the REAL Job
                                                                                                              • The Published Wannabe
                                                                                                              July/Aug 2001
                                                                                                              • "What I Learned After a Year of Editing WW"
                                                                                                              • Don’t Count Your Publishing Chickens Before They’re Hatched
                                                                                                              • Basic Steps of Interviewing
                                                                                                              • Dangerous Myths and Terrible Truths of Kids’ Writing
                                                                                                              • Become A Review Writer
                                                                                                              • Obsessive-Compulsive Manuscript Tracking
                                                                                                              • We’re All Poets
                                                                                                              • On First Joining a Critique Group
                                                                                                              • Punctuate? Why Should We?
                                                                                                              • Words To Watch Out For
                                                                                                              May/June 2001
                                                                                                              • “In Pursuit of Rejection”
                                                                                                              • How I Turned Rejection into Publication
                                                                                                              • World's Worst Rejection Lines
                                                                                                              • You Automatically Own Your Copyright?
                                                                                                              • Online Promotion for Non-Fiction eBooks
                                                                                                              • Children’s Books: To Rhyme or Not To Rhyme
                                                                                                              • Write What You Don’t Know
                                                                                                              • Reading Guidelines Get Sales
                                                                                                              • School Visit: Long Distance Learning Lab
                                                                                                              March/April 2001
                                                                                                              • “Blind Optimism or Brutal Reality?”
                                                                                                              • Rebuttals to Brutal Facts of Publishing
                                                                                                              • Writing Fillers for Kids’ Mags
                                                                                                              • Get the Most from Your Integrated Program Suite
                                                                                                              • Food Writing: Becoming the Restaurant Critic
                                                                                                              • When All Else Fails -- Quit
                                                                                                              • Obsessed with Writing-Books
                                                                                                              • A Writer’s Geography
                                                                                                              • What To Do Until You Become a Best Seller
                                                                                                              Jan/Feb 2001
                                                                                                              • “Natural Born Writers?”
                                                                                                              • Can Creative Writing Be Taught?
                                                                                                              • The Brutal Facts of Publishing
                                                                                                              • Successful Self-Promotion
                                                                                                              • Corporate America Needs Freelancers
                                                                                                              • Science Writing
                                                                                                              • Picture Books for Kids -- Easy? Hah!
                                                                                                              • Getting Published: A Cautionary Tale
                                                                                                              • Walking for Inspiration
                                                                                                              Nov/Dec 2000
                                                                                                              • “Wannabephobia”
                                                                                                              • So What Makes A REAL Writer?
                                                                                                              • I’m My Own Evil Twin
                                                                                                              • Writer’s Block
                                                                                                              • Successful Speaking and Book-Signing
                                                                                                              • Writing Poems For Kids
                                                                                                              • Plagiarism and Copyright
                                                                                                              • Character-Building Group Exercise
                                                                                                              • Multiple Markets from One Idea
                                                                                                              Sept/Oct 2000
                                                                                                              • “Who ARE You People?”
                                                                                                              • The Dreaded Wannabe
                                                                                                              • Where Do You Get Ideas for Books?
                                                                                                              • Starting with Short Stories
                                                                                                              • Sense of Smell in Writing and Culture
                                                                                                              • International Syndication: An Alternative
                                                                                                              • Be Careful What You Wish For
                                                                                                              • What’s In A Character’s Name?
                                                                                                              • Book Review: Rules For The Dance
                                                                                                              July/Aug 2000
                                                                                                              • “Welcome Back To Working Writer!” (premiere issue)
                                                                                                              • Who is This Editor and What Is Deartracks?
                                                                                                              • Ten Myths for the Modern Writer
                                                                                                              • Writing Crime Fiction
                                                                                                              • Drop the Excuses and Write!
                                                                                                              • Save Money with SASEs
                                                                                                              • The Lost Art of Letter Writing
                                                                                                              • Rhyme and Rhythm in Poetry
                                                                                                              • Author Without an Agent
                                                                                                              • Plus My Very First Nasty E-Mail and more!