Monthly Archives: December 2016

Writing Contests 2017 (Sell Short Stories, Poems)

Curious about writing contests in 2017? If you paid attention to any of the blogs we’ve written on freelancewithus.com, you may have noticed that we’ve touched upon writing competitions in the past. As a way of finding extra income and accolades as a writer, submitting your work for writing contests can be a valid endeavor for […]

Writing Perspectives: Third Person Point of View

We have previously looked at writing perspectives, covering second person POV and first-person POV. In this article, we’ll break down the third person point of view and explore how you can use it effectively. Definition of Third Person Point of View Third person uses “he/she/it” and is by far the most commonly used writing perspective.

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Non-Fiction Literary Agents in the US

The competition is fierce for non-fiction writers in today’s publishing industry. Not only are they competing against non-fiction books that have gone through the traditional publishing process, but they also have self-published writers to worry about. Self-publishing and e-book technology has opened the floodgates of writers for both fiction and nonfiction books. To make sure […]

Writing Perspectives: Second Person Point of View

As a writer, it’s important to understand perspective, as the right POV can enhance your story, either by clarifying points to a reader or purposely making those points vague. We’re already look at first-person POV, and in this article we’ll break down the second person point of view and explore how to use it effectively. […]

Writing Perspectives: First Person Point of View

As writers, we must be aware of every element that goes into crafting a coherent piece for the reader. Few elements are as important as a point of view. Essentially, a point of view is the “eyes” through which a story is told. Intuitively, writers may know of the first person point of view, but […]

YA Literary Agents in the US: The Best YA Agents

When it comes to writing for a young adult audience, there is a lot to take into consideration. Many people mistakenly believe that young adult is a genre of writing, it is not. YA is an age range, and one that covers a broad spectrum of genres. As a writer, you can write for young […]

Writing Conferences: The Best, Where to Find Them

Continued learning is critical to the success of every writer and networking is a crucial component of the publishing journey. For new and experienced writers, finding a worthwhile writing conference can be difficult and daunting. So, when it comes to choosing the right writing conferences, it’s wise to choose carefully. The more you know about […]

Christian Book Publishers: Publish Your Religious Novel

It can be difficult and overwhelming for authors looking to navigate the publishing world. Most authors enlist the help of an agent, but even if you’re set on finding an agent, it doesn’t hurt for you to know the basics about the publishing world. That way you can monitor the trends and you can stay […]

Literary Agents in Los Angeles: Get an Agent in LA

When it comes to finding a literary agent, especially if you want to write for TV, Los Angeles is a hub of talented agents. If you dream of writing scripts for TV or screenplays for film and you don’t live in the City of Angels, it’s time to pack-up and move. Connections are crucial in […]

Literary Agents in New York: Get an Agent in NY

If you’re like most aspiring writers, you’ve probably poured blood, sweat, tears—and yes, a lot of cold hard cash—into writing your first manuscript. But it’s done. It’s over. Against what you felt like were insurmountable odds, you finished a book. You are content, at first, to pat yourself on the back and casually mention to […]