February 7, 2017

Fun Lessons in Point of View — by Andy Scheer

Some helps for mastering this fiction skill. A new writer said she had trouble grasping the principles of point of view (POV). “Just think of it,” […]
January 31, 2017

Plan to Attend — by Andy Scheer

A writers conference can give you a boost. When I edited a national magazine, I especially looked forward to the year’s first writers conference. It wasn’t […]
January 24, 2017

Why Write for Periodicals — by Andy Scheer

They’re too good an opportunity to overlook. Writing for magazines, newspapers, and websites won’t make you rich, famous, or the target of autograph-seekers. But neither will […]
January 17, 2017

Preparation Time — by Andy Scheer

Do you feel stuck in a holding pattern? For people in the writing business, it’s easy to feel defeated — like we’ve been placed on hold. […]