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Allena Tapia

Updated Articles and Resources

By Allena Tapia

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Ghostwriting Created: Tuesday, February 02, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      What is ghostwriting? A definition.
    • How to Write a Conclusion Created: Sunday, September 30, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Teaches how to write a conclusion, a task that writers often find difficult. Includes a list of 17 conclusions.
    • How To Write for Major Magazines Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learn how to break into the national magazine market, and how to write for national magazines." itemprop="description"> Monday, April 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      How does one get freelance editing jobs? Is there a unique approach? Is there an industry standard practice?
    • How To Conduct an Interview Created: Friday, September 26, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      How to conduct an interview and write an interview article for a magazine that will bolster your article and impress your editor, all with calm nerves and a confident demeanor!
    • How Can I Write Things I Don't Believe In? Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Freelance writers sometimes have to write opinions that they don't believe in, or write on topics that make them uncomfortable.
    • How To Be a Stellar Content Marketing Writer Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      How to be a content marketing writer.
    • Preparatory Steps to Becoming a Freelance Writer Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Preparatory steps to becoming a freelance writer.
    • Straight Talk About Freelance Writing Pay Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      How much money can a freelance writer make- and, more importantly, HOW do they do it?
    • Freelance Writing Internships Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      How to find internships for potential freelance writers.
    • Why You Should Hire a Freelance Writer Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Why you should hire a freelance writer.
    • Freelance Writing Jobs - 28 Places to Find Telecommuting Freelance Writing Jobs Created: Monday, September 03, 2007 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      The following list of freelance writing jobs websites are places that list jobs specifically for writers who work remotely or telecommute.
    • Freelance Writing Rates List Created: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      The following list contains dozens of example freelance writing and editing rates." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Writing rates are explained step by step in this article.
    • How To Start Your Freelance Writing Business Created: Monday, May 11, 2009 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      Freelance writing is a business- are you ready to treat it like one? Here's how to turn your freelance writing into a bona fide freelance writing business.
    • How to Write a Writing Resume Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Following is a writing jobs resume sample that will walk new writers through the process of teasing out their own writing resume." itemprop="description"><...
    • Some Answers About AOL's Seed.com For Writers Created: Monday, March 29, 2010 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      AOL's Seed.com is a content production site that lists writing projects needed by AOL and its owned sites in hopes of attracting freelance writers. But is Seed a good bet for every writer? Let's ta...
    • Three Ways to Use Your Writing for the Greater Good Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Use your writing talent for social good! How you can harness your passion to help causes and further social justice.
    • Guest Contributor Valarie King Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Biography of guest book reviewer/contributor Valarie King, who covered the book "Web Copy That Sells" by Maria Veloso.
    • Book Review: Web Copy That Sells by Maria Veloso Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Book review of "Web Copy That Sells: The Revolutionary Formula for Creating Killer Copy That Grabs Their Attention and Compels Them to Buy."
    • Book Review of “Writing Irresistible Kidlit" Mary Kole Created: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014
      Book Review of “Writing Irresistible Kidlit: The Ultimate Guide to Crafting Fiction for Young Adult and Middle Grade Readers" by Mary Kole. Guest review by Ann Schwarz.
    • Who Buys Book Reviews Anyway? Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Who buys book reviews? Here are three specific markets.
    • Three Ways to Make Money from a Book Review Blog Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Ways to earn money as a book reviewer.
    • Book Reviewing IS a Viable Market for Freelance Writers Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Book reviewing is a thriving market, even with the death of print. Here's why, and how you can be paid to review books.
    • Sample Pitch Letter to a Magazine Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      A sample pitch letter to a magazine. How to write a query letter for your magazine article.
    • Beyond Ergonomics: 5 Health Tips for Writers Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Beyond ergonomics- 5 health tips for writers.
    • 6 Retirement Planning Tips for Full-Time Freelance Writers Created: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Retirement planning for freelance writers and other independent workers- 6 tips from a guest writer and finance expert.
    • Students and Freelance Writing- A Good Combination? Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Freelance writing for students- is it a good match? Guest author discusses student freelancing.
    • Pricing Small Writing Jobs Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
      How to set freelance writing rates for smaller writing projects.
    • How Freelance Writers Get Paid Created: Friday, September 30, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      Once you've secured clients or completed projects, it's time to get paid. How do freelance writers get paid?" itemprop="description"> Monday, June 21, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      How does a freelance writer skip the queries with a Letter of Introduction? How do letters of introduction work for freelance writers?
    • Is Freelance Writing Legitimate Home Work? Created: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      Those looking for home work (to work at home) often ask if they should try freelance writing. Is freelance writing a legitimate opportunity in home work?

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