Writing for Quick Cash: Turn Your Way with Words into Real Money

Writing for Quick Cash: Turn Your Way with Words into Real Money

by Loriann Hoff Oberlin
     
 

"Getting paid to write is every aspiring scribe’s dream, but Writing for Quick Cash gives writers the tools and resources to make it reality. From researching potential clients to negotiating maximum pay rates, writers will learn every conceivable strategy for generating a steady flow of rewarding assignments that pay real money. Oberlin shows

Overview

"Getting paid to write is every aspiring scribe’s dream, but Writing for Quick Cash gives writers the tools and resources to make it reality. From researching potential clients to negotiating maximum pay rates, writers will learn every conceivable strategy for generating a steady flow of rewarding assignments that pay real money. Oberlin shows experienced and novice writers how to:

• Survey opportunities in business and technical writing, online content, periodicals, book projects, greeting cards, newsletters, and much more

• Market ideas and services to publishers, corporations, and others

• Work with clients and editors smoothly and professionally

• Create an efficient home office set-up for maximum productivity

• Write like a journalist — without taking journalism classes

• Make the most of the latest and best writing software

• Augment income through teaching, speaking, and editing jobs

Filled with sage advice and savvy strategy, Writing for Quick Cash reveals a wealth of opportunities for full-timers and moonlighters alike."

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Career Opportunity News: "The author provides a wealth of information along with the interesting real-life examples. An easy-to-read and useful publication."

Richard Pachter, Knight Ridder News Service: "The breadth of Oberlinís experience and expertise makes for an unusually useful book for either advanced beginners or inexperienced academics seeking to turn pro."

Career Opportunity News
....the author provides a wealth of information along with the interesting real-life examples. An easy-to-read and useful publication.
The Vocabula Review
Filled with sage advice and savv strategy, Writing for Quick Cash reveals a wealth of opportunities for full-timers and moonlighters alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814471999
Publisher:
AMACOM Books
Publication date:
03/10/2003
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"The Vocabula Review (www.vocabula.com): "Filled with sage advice and savvy strategy, Writing for Quick Cash reveals a wealth of opportunities for full-timers and moonlighters alike."

www.womcom.org (Association for Women in Communications): "Filled with sage advice and indispensable information — including a valuable appendix with recommendations for periodicals, websites, and professional associations for writers — Writing for Quick Cash is a powerful resource for anyone serious about writing."

Writer: "What Oberlin does well is to get you to think outside the box in terms of leveraging your writing skills into cash. There’s also a helpful appendix of resources in case you want to follow up on Oberlin’s cornucopia of conventional and unconventional marketing ideas."

Meet the Author

Loriann Hoff Oberlin (North Potomac, MD) is the author of several books, including Working at Home While the Kids Are There, Too. She has contributed to Woman’s Day, The Saturday Evening Post, and other publications, and teaches aspiring writers.

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