Resources Roundup – Sep’21

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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 (

On Writing For “Free” | Whatever (

A Little More Re: Writing For Free | Whatever (

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 (

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 (

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? (

‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ 10 years later: What it tells us about self-publishing as a strategy (

On Rejections, Rejections, and Rejections – by Lincoln Michel – Counter Craft (

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!


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