WHERE YOU LIVE:
SUCCESSFUL FREELANCING AT HOME
1999 Writers Digest Books
Hardback $18.99 (CAN $28.99)
inspiring, and extremely funny, Write Where You Live
will help you fulfill your aspirations of becoming a successful
Homemaker/mother/wife/grandmother/ freelancer Elaine Fantle
Shimberg combines practical writing instruction with her
own enlightened experiences to give you the guidance you
need to get started. Following her mantra, "Motivation!
Confidence! Persistence!" you'll learn proven techniques
for targeting the right markets, generating contracts, winning
assignments, and making money.
also address the personal challenge associated with freelancing,
so you can balance the demands of home and family, remain
positive and stay focused. She tackles writing issues, technology
issues, and emotional issues to help you clear the way to
success. You'll also learn how other home-based writers
such as Sue Grafton and Judy Blume dealt with those challenges.
As Shimberg points out, these and many other famous writers
were once unknown and unpublished-if they can do it, so
of you've never written professionally before, with Shimberg's
advice and encouragement, you can start building a satisfying
writing career right from your kitchen table.
terrific, entertaining and inspiring guide to the aspect
of a writer's life that's both a great perk and a great
challenge-writing at home." -Joseph Finder, best-selling
author of High Crimes and The Zero Hour
of sharpening your pencils, Elaine Fantle Shimberg has
done everything else for the writer either already working
at home or contemplating the job. Readable, good humored,
and above all, replete with invaluable specifics, Write
Where You Live belongs on every writer's shelf next
to your dictionary, thesaurus and Bartlett's."
-Katherine Hall Page, Agatha award-winning writer of the
Faith Fairchild mystery series.