This month I’ve sought out useful articles on the money-making aspects of writing, and I was lucky enough to find quite a few.
To start with, John Scalzi’s blog Whatever hosts a number of thoughtful posts on writing and money:
Unasked-For Advice to New Writers About Money | Whatever (scalzi.com)
On Writing For “Free” | Whatever (scalzi.com)
A Little More Re: Writing For Free | Whatever (scalzi.com)
I found these articles quite helpful if you’re looking to improve your productivity and writing output:
7 Strategies That Helped Me Publish +400 Articles and a Book in Less Than 2 Years | by Sinem Günel | The Brave Writer | Medium
How Morning Pages Can Improve Your Writing | Your Friendly Malaysian Writer (stuartdanker.com)
Here are a few markets for you to submit to:
Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity: 36 Writing Contests in September 2021 – No entry fees (publishedtodeath.blogspot.com)
A List of Humor and Satire Websites That Accept Writing and Contributors | by Caitlin Kunkel | Medium
And lastly, a few on the writing and publishing life:
Writing Life: What are Your Criteria for Success as a Writer? (damyantiwrites.com)
‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ 10 years later: What it tells us about self-publishing as a strategy (scroll.in)
On Rejections, Rejections, and Rejections – by Lincoln Michel – Counter Craft (substack.com)
My Masters Degrees Didn’t Prepare Me for Publishing – guest blog post by Kristiane Weeks-Rogers – Trish Hopkinson
Alan Sealy on becoming a writer, being bypassed by stardom and protests in India | Eye News,The Indian Express
On Writing (with a Day Job) by Richard Mirabella over at Catapult
And lastly, here’s a list of the Best books for young adults in India by Prats, Eco and Mommy Blogger extraordinaire!
Phew! That’s a lot but they should be quick reads. Please take a look and let me know if you found them useful!