Written by Sarah Yoon — Once you’ve got a few article ideas matched up to magazines, it’s time to write some query letters and hopefully get a few clips for the resume.
As you can probably tell, the people working on StoryForge are passionate about their craft and excited to help you actualize your dreams. And yes, I am in this video. I haven’t done much filming before, so it’s always an interesting experience. And fun, because the StoryForge peoples are always fun.
Here’s my latest article on building your writing career! This one is focused less on the ‘why,’ and more on the ‘how to start.’
Read up and get started!
For writers, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut by labeling ourselves as ‘novelists’ or ’poets’ and failing to look into the uncharted regions of commercial writing. Sometimes we…
Over the past year and a half, I have written articles for a group of interior decor magazines and picked up other gigs along the way. And I love it, partially because am paid to write, and partially because I learn so much in the process!
What has your freelance experience been like?
Stuck in a mid-NaNo lull? Draw out your scene. A few unexpected details might help you get back on track. I drew this one out a while back, and it helped me clear my mind as I scribbled a dull grey sky and highlighted a crab with a splash of orange.
See my article with more tips at StoryForge Productions.
Many NaNoWriMo contestants remind me of doomsday preppers. Maybe you’ve barricaded yourself into your room, stocked up all the snacks and fuzzy socks that you’ll need for the next month. You’re rev…
Visit StoryForge to see the Honeysuckle’s season launch of the wonderfully dreadful NaNoWriMo!
How is day one treating you?
The first StoryForge Productions article with survival tips is coming tomorrow! So what have you done to prepare for the 50,000 word battle of 2013?
To the utter glee of my local writing community, StoryForge Productions just launched their webcomic “House on Writer’s Block,” and I’d like to invite you to read and enjoy it as well! Each day this week will bring you a page deeper into the Skelter:
Between the borders of Civilization and the Faery, lies the old, abandoned Writer’s Block. If you take the third dead end to the right, you’ll find the Skelter and its eclectic inhabitants. This is their story. Except, it isn’t, really.
See StoryForge’s Facebook Page to get involved in this fantastic storyteller’s community.
Just a hint to my followers—you’re going to hear more about StoryForge pretty soon, because they’re awesome. And very dedicated to the art of storytelling.