10 March 2013

Love thy competition

As professional writers, we are particularly vulnerable to competition, which comes not only from our contemporaries, but also from those who are long dead and gone but have left their lasting mark in the annals of literature.

However, did you know that your competition can actually come to your aid? Other writers help us make money just by being published. How’s that again? Simple – by providing newer markets and vistas for publication.

1. Read writers’ biographies and bibliographies – Make it a point to read the bios and publishing credits of any and all writers you come across. Most writers...

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