How to be the Writer Magazine Editors Want

Freelance writers like...more

It’s Official: Readers Don’t Like Sponsored Posts

Are readers of online content comfortable with sponsored posts? According to a new study, no. Most are...more

FTC Disclosure Rules on Social Media

A few months ago, in exchange for appearing on a panel, the conference paid my expenses. During the event, I wanted to share photos of the meals...more

If You Can’t Write Truly Great Recipes, be Honest, says Veteran Editor

I met cookbook editor Rux Martin years ago, before she got an...more

A Book Proposal You’ll be Proud to Present

Most people don’t think much about the appearance of a book proposal. They think that what’s important is the content. Well yes, but believe it or not, agents and editors want your non-fiction book proposal to look a certain way ....more

Two More Books for the End of Summer

When I wrote...more

See you in September? (Or October?)

Like the song from my teenage years says, “See you in September,” woo woo woo, when the summer’s through… And why are those guys singing in suits on the beach?...more

4 Irresistible Summer Reads for Food Lovers

It’s the dog days of summer, time for lounging by the pool with a novel, reading on a blanket near your cabin, or hanging...more