Tax Tips for WritersWhat are the tax issues surrounding income earned from writing and what are some helpful tax tips? The answer, of course, is: It depends (on how much you make, where you live, etc.). This article contains a few tax tips to start you thinking about tax issues.
Mastering the Art of Script WritingYou’ve got a great story idea, and you just know it will be perfect for the big screen. But now what? Perhaps this is your first attempt at script writing, or perhaps you already have a screenplay or two under your belt—either way, we have a few tips that can help make script writing a little easier.
Script Frenzy: What Is It and How Do I Participate?Script Frenzy is an event, an organization, a community, and most of all, a personal goal. If you’ve ever wanted to see your story on the stage, TV, silver screen, or even in the pages of a graphic novel or comic, now’s the time. Join the frenzy!
How to Write a PrologueSo, you’ve finished writing your book and can’t figure out where to put that extra bit of necessary information? This article will explain the prologue and help you determine whether you should use one.
How to Write a SynopsisWhen assembling a query package, the synopsis is the lynchpin. However, the task of writing one can be quite overwhelming. Our editors ease this process by outlining how to write a synopsis.
NaNoWriMo: Now What?You need to wait long enough so you are able to critically approach your NaNoWriMo novel and make the tough decisions that are required to perform effective manuscript editing. Some writers don't like the process of revision, but successful writers know the first draft is really just about telling a story; the second draft is about writing a novel.
NaNoWriMo: Tips on Writing a BookWhile it may be true that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, it is also true that the most difficult step of the journey is the final one. Participating in NaNoWriMo is a marathon of writing, and finishing depends solely on you. That being said, Scribendi.com wants to suggest some techniques that will help you cross the finish line.
The Top 10 Ways to Beat Writer’s BlockAs the fabled nemesis of authors for centuries, writer’s block is perhaps the most frustrating thing about being an author. That seemingly impenetrable barrier that, for whatever reason, arises in the mind of an author from time to time can be of overwhelming annoyance, but have no fear, the editors at Scribendi.com are here to help.
Prewriting: Having Trouble Putting Words on the Page?What is prewriting, you ask? It is simply the first stage of writing and generally includes planning, mapping, research, outlining, storyboarding, and so on. Basically, prewriting is everything that happens before you start “putting words on the page."
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