Career Questions tagged Write

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Trinity G. Mar 05, 2019 179 views

Self Publish or Pitch?

I've heard it both ways: pitch your book. Self-publish. Which is better to do first? Publishers have declared they like unknowns, while others want authors with a following already? Which path is more lucrative and advisable for a young author just starting out? #write #writer #youngauthor...

#author #writing #teenauthor #selfpublish #publishing

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Trinity G. Mar 05, 2019 135 views

What is YA?

I am a teenager who enjoys writing, but I often find myself frustrated by the books on the YA shelf as the majority of them seem to be only romance or a romance with thinly veiled fantasy/dystopian elements thrown on top of it. I enjoy writing whatever I want, but I'm wondering if my historical...

#write #youngadult #ya #writer #author #writing #teenauthor

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Diana M. May 31, 2018 346 views

How would a copyeditor know which "grammar" to use?

In the English language, there are so many different ways to use grammar, but there aren't any set rules on which ways are correct; it's more just a matter of belief (example: the Oxford comma). I realize that a particular university will teach their own beliefs about grammar, but I'm concerned...

#write #copyedit #copyeditor #grammar #english

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Kelsey E. Jan 22, 2018 337 views

How can you make a living off of being a writer? How do you become an established writer?

I've loved writing since the second grade and it has always been my dream goal to be a writer. However, since I know writing is not an easy career path to go down, I tend to lose inspiration for writing. I have other options in my mind, but if I want to stick with writing, I feel I need to know...

#write #writing #screenwriting #author

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Eris D. May 08, 2017 519 views

How would I get a book published?

Are there any publishing companies that are often open to hiring new authors? #writing #author #writer...

#write

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Bianca S. Apr 13, 2017 706 views

What book genres are the most popular right now?

One of my ultimate goals is to write my own novel and have it published. Of course, I want my book to sell, so picking the right genre is important depending on what people tend to buy. What genres are typically easier to make sales off of? #author #publishing #novels #genre #write...

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