Tips for Writers

  • Identify your audience
  • Identify the publisher’s audience
  • Find a publisher with audience you are writing for
  • Read the publisher’s guidelines carefully
  • Follow the publisher’s guidelines as directed
  • Have your writing critiqued before submitting to a publisher
  • Proofread
  • Find a proofreader
  • If you hire a professional proofreader, copywriter, editor, etc., ask the professional to review 10 pages of your work and give you feedback before signing a contract