Doing Book Research Without Breaking the Bank

Planning on a career as a writer? Getting started can be costly -- advances are often elusive -- so you'll often have to dig into your own pockets to cover the cost of doing research. But there is no need to break the bank. Here are eight tips for doing research on a budget.

The Art and Economics of Ghostwriting

In today's spooky economy, more writers are turning to ghostwriting to help make ends meet. But before picking up that pen, here are a few things you should know.

Win a $500 prize for poetry about work

I want a job, now To edit, to write, for pay End unemployment It may not be the best haiku ever written, but for a chance at $500 I thought I'd give...