North Coast Redwoods Writers Conference: Part I
This was supposed to be the year I would branch out. So was last year.
No wonder September arrives before I eventually strike out for the North Coast Redwood Writer’s Conference.
The succession of rivers I cross runs from familiar banks where I was born, to more obscure names. …
Tips For Writing Conference Networking
No Matter Your Writer Goals, Behavior Dictates Success
Last weekend was the 50th Willamette Writer’s Conference in Portland, Oregon. I have attended this particular conference for going on eight years and I am consistently shocked by the way writers behave when they find themselves in confined spaces.
Some people get …
When No Doesn’t Hurt
NEVER FEAR THE NO, GHOSTWRITER
There are precious few certainties in ghostwriting. Securing an assignment is (at best) a treacherous prospect, one often littered with confusion and self-doubt inducing silence.
One of the most precarious uncertainties facing a ghostwriter is the frequent lack of “no”. This is an eerie truth …
How To Lose A Ghostwriting Job (Before You Even Get It)
Working As A Ghostwriter Is Filled With Ups and Downs. Here Are Just a Few Of The Ways Your Gig Can Go Sideways.
Oh the ghostwriting stories I could tell. Sometimes I believe that my real breakthrough book is destined be all about the many clients I worked with throughout …
Five Things To Consider (When Pricing A Ghostwriting Job)
Coming up with a price for ghostwriting jobs can make a writer feel like it’s back to the lawless wild west days again. Arriving at agreeable cost (and payment structure) can often serve as a breaking point between client and writer.
Arriving at a good rate doesn’t have to leave …