Would you like to make a living with your writing? This book will show you how. I spent 13 years working as a cubicle slave in the corporate world. I was miserable in my job and my creativity was stunted by the crushing daily grind. Then I started writing books and blogging, using my words to create products and attract readers. In September 2011, I left my corporate job to become a full-time author and creative entrepreneur and since then I've grown my business year on year ”" all based on my writing. More importantly, I'm finally living the happy life I always wanted.
The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing! If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 27th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 500 listings for children's book markets (publishers, agents, magazines, and more)--including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts.
This short and concise book is a simple guide to achieving your goals whatever they may be! The author has deliberately left out useless nonsense as well as moral teachings. He was able – by following these simple steps – to free himself from the trap of poverty and in the process permanently transform his life. From an alcoholic living off welfare into an extremely successful businessman, author and success coach. May this book truly inspire you!
Including comprehensive coverage on both print and online, consumer and free magazines, Magazine Editing looks at how magazines work and explains the dual role of the magazine editor. John Morrish and Paul Bradshaw consider the editor both as a journalist, having to provide information and entertainment for readers, and as a manager, expected to lead and supervise successfully the development of a magazine or periodical.
Over 50,000 books are published in America each year, the vast majority nonfiction. Even so, many writers are stymied in getting their books published, never mind gaining significant attention for their ideas—and substantial sales.
Examines different techniques and styles that can be used when drawing people, including portraits, caricature, collage, and 3-D modeling, using examples from great artists and suggestions for creating your own works. The Start With Art series examines the many different styles and techniques that can be employed when drawing.
Containing 220 plans and projects , with links to over 6000 more . Chess tables, magazine stands, Chippendale mirrors, barbecue trolleys, playhouses, decking, cabinets, decoy ducks, they're all here to help you turn your hand to woodworking.