Category Archives: Writing

More opportunities: Help Students Write Essays

If you still look for new ways to earn by writing, and if you have skills in academic writing, I think this opportunity may sound interesting to you. As I’ve noticed, the niche of essay writing is quite popular now (school semester on its way), and many authors use this possibility to get extra income.… Read More »

Get paid to write game walkthroughs at Mahalo.com

From the site: Mahalo.com is searching for skilled gamers/writers to play, beat and write walkthroughs for today’s most popular games. // If you are interested, please e-mail Evan D. (evand at mahalo dot com) or Mark B, (markb at mahalo dot com) and include a short 2-400 word sample of walkthrough writing. It can be… Read More »

Writing For Pay Ep. 010 Show Notes

Christa Terry is the writer and editor of the bridal blog Manolo For The Brides. Her book iDo: Planning Your Wedding with Nothing But ‘Net is coming out on June 10. Our first long-distance show using Skype! Do gender stereotypes hold true — are men afraid of wedding talk? What happens when a bridal blogger plans her… Read More »

Writing For Pay Ep. 010 – Christa Terry Pt. 1

It’s spring, and Writing For Pay’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Wade interviews Christa Terry, writer and editor of Manolo For The Brides and author of the upcoming book “iDo: Planning Your Wedding with Nothing But ‘Net”. Show notes at www.writingforpay.org

Writing For Pay Ep. 007 – Joyce Gorsuch Pt. 2

Wade continues his poolside conversation with freelance writer Joyce Gorsuch in Las Vegas. Joyce discusses returning to America, breaking into the local magazine market, how she finds work, and her advice to young writers. Also: Wade copies his wife’s Art History class notes from 1989 for a writing assignment. Don’t tell the professor or he’ll… Read More »

Writing For Pay Ep. 006 – Joyce Gorsuch Pt. 1

Wade goes on vacation in Las Vegas and find himself poolside with Joyce Gorsuch, a freelance writer with heavy NPR connections. In Part One, Joyce talks about the gala event she covered the night before and her work with various international clients. Then Wade’s flight gets delayed, so he records the show’s outro while sitting… Read More »

Sean Williams: advice for aspiring writers

In a recent LiveJournal post, author Sean Williams says that he finds it difficult to give advice to aspiring writers for a number of reasons. One of the main ones is that in this game, there aren’t any rules. I ask all of my guests for that sort of advice, but it’s not because I’m expecting THE answer… Read More »

Jaq Greenspon’s books on Amazon

Loyal WFP listener Jes asked if I could provide links to publications that come up in conversation when I’m interviewing writers. I think this is abrilliant idea, and I’ve updated the first episode’s show notes with links to my guest Jaq Greenspon’s books: Careers for Film Buffs & Other Hollywood Types Music (VGM’s Career Portraits) Acting These are… Read More »

Writing true confessions

In the category of “writing gigs that are tough to explain at parties”, Michael Bracken has an essay about writing for “true confession” magazines at the Science Fiction Writers of America site. A true confession is a short story that’s based on an actual event: writers must sign a release attesting to the veracity of their story.… Read More »