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Get Published in 2013

Imagine ... seeing a book you've written on display at a local bookstore ... flipping through the pages of your favorite magazine to find an article written by you ... reading your poetry in a respected publication ... noticing your name in the credits of a movie or television show ... watching a performance of a play you've written ... or finding your personal essay in a popular book. 

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While a fortunate few writers can become bestselling authors earning millions of dollars a year from their writing, it is possible to enjoy success as a published writer in many other ways.
"The best fame is a writer's fame. It's enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough to get you interrupted when you eat."
          - Fran Leibowitz

You may dream of reading glowing reviews of your writing, signing books for readers eager to meet you, having your family and friends see your work in print, depositing checks you've earned for your writing, or enjoying some of the other perks that come with being a published writer.

As long as you have the desire, you can become a published writer - no matter how young or old you are.

"Recently, an 82-year-old woman had her first play produced in California--an adaptation of Great Expectations. She'd been a high school teacher for 60 years, and her love for Dickens never waned. Stories like that inspire me." 
          - Lenore Wright, Screenwriter
If you would like to be paid to write, the FabJob Guide to Become a Published Writer is for you! In this e-book you will discover how you can get published. Whether you are a novice, or have already been paid for your writing, this guide will give you valuable information to make publishing your writing both easier and more profitable.
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The guide was written and compiled by Sheila Seifert, who has over 1,000 sales as a freelance writer (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, etc.) As a university instructor, she has taught creative writing, composition, and magazine writing, and is a sought-after speaker for writers' conferences. 

In this guide she shares with you her own experiences as well as insider tips and expert advice from hundreds of successful writers, writing teachers, and editors.

The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to achieve greater success as a published writer, including: 

Getting Ready

  • Motivating yourself to write
  • Overcoming writer's block
  • Techniques for getting ideas 
  • Developing your creativity
  • Writing a first draft
  • Finding your voice
Developing Your Skills in Different Genres
  • Poetry
    • An introduction to writing poetry
    • Expressing emotions
    • Images in poetry
    • Rhythm and meter
    • Revision techniques
  • Fiction
    • Creating characters
    • Developing plots
    • Conflict, tension, and suspense
    • Point of view
    • Storytelling techniques
    • Writing dialogue
  • Nonfiction and Other Genres
    • Magazine articles
    • Business writing
    • True-to-life or as-told-to stories
    • Personal essays
    • Screenwriting
    • Playwriting
Advice for All Genres
  • Doing research
  • Using humor
  • Choosing a title
  • Interviewing subjects
  • Collaborating (co-authoring or ghostwriting)
  • Editing your manuscript
Writing as a Business
  • Finding your niche
  • Working with editors and agents
  • The publishing industry
  • What to include in a proposal or synopsis
  • Overcoming rejection
  • Marketing yourself
This guide does not go into detail about the mechanics of selling your writing, because it includes links to excellent resources on manuscript formats, proposal examples, etc.

Instead, this guide focuses on helping you develop the skills and traits needed to become a successful published writer, through professional advice and practical exercises.

The information in this guide can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some common mistakes, and give you information you need to become a published writer.

You can have all this and more for an incredible price. It would cost you from $50 to $300 (or more) to attend a publishing conference. The FabJob Guide to Become a Published Writer contains some of the best advice you might get at a publishing conference, plus much more. 

This guide has been selling for up to $29.95 U.S. SPECIAL OFFER: If you buy the guide today, Monday, September 01, 2014 you can have this valuable insider information for the incredible price of only $14.97. You can earn back the price of the guide many times over with your very next published work. But of course this guide can help you get published more profitably much more quickly.

If you believe you deserve to have the career of your dreams, this guide is for you. It gives you what you need to know to become a published writer.

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A small sampling of the advice you'll find in this guide from successful published writers:

"The most important thing I ever learned about writing is this: you don't have to have an idea big enough to fill a book in order to start planning a book. All it takes is a tiny nugget of an idea. Often a "what if?".  What if there really was a perfume that made a woman irresistible? What if a body got tossed up in someone's garden by an earthquake? What you have to do is prod and poke this nugget, ask it questions, research its components, play with it, and give it time to generate more ideas."
- Margaret Chittenden
Published writer of over 100 short stories and articles, three children's books, and 30 novels

"I read my dialogue out loud to make it believable."
- Madeline Baker
Published author of 36 books and 7 novellas

"Set reachable goals--finishing the next chapter, the first draft, the first agent's letter--and reward yourself for achieving them. This will help maintain your momentum, and reinforce a sense of ongoing progress."
- T. Davis Bunn
Best-selling author of 14 novels

"I once sent a query to a magazine that accepted queries and completed articles from writers. They rejected my query, but I still believed in the match. So, a year later, I wrote the article and sent it to the same magazine. Published!"
- Kelly Boyer Sagert
Managing editor of a publishing company and published writer of over 1,000 articles


Excerpt from a Sample Exercise 

by Wendy Bishop
Florida State University
nonfiction writer/editor

One way to find significance is to invent your own hurricane or other natural disaster (earthquake, fire, flash flood, tornado, etc.). Once invented, answer the following questions:

1. If you were given 24-hour notice before the big one arrives, what would you save from your home? 

2.  What would you save from your parent's home when you were ____ (choose an age)? 

3.  What would you choose with just thirty minutes notice? 

Do any items appear in more than one scenario? What does it mean that you have kept (or would save) these items over time? Explore their significance in an essay.


"My dad told me before he died, 'Debbie, if other people can write books then so can you.' I had to prove him right."
- Debbie Dadey
Co-author of over 80 books for children

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