Photograph of Juliet McDaniel by Dianna Gonzalez. I recently shared the news my fiction manuscript was selected as the Book Winner in Launch Pad’s 6th Annual Prose Writing Competition. But, as if that wasn’t so much more than enough, I was also picked as one of three Mentorship Prize Winners. What does that mean? It … Read More
5 Reasons You Should Write Book Reviews
Earlier this year, I wrote a detailed guide to Writing Book Reviews. You might not have read it. You might have thought it didn’t apply to you because, although you love to read and you love to write, you aren’t a book critic. This morning, I want to share with you that you already are … Read More
When Is it Okay to Write for Free?
As a young writer starting out, I didn’t think about getting paid for writing. I wanted a byline, I wanted my work to be published, and I naïvely thought the money would eventually come. Seeing my work in print was payment enough. When I started writing content for websites, I accepted very low pay for … Read More