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Today, I would like to announce a project that I hope all of you will be as excited to be a part of as I am. As you all know, my writing guides and tutorials have been rather random, as I was still testing the waters of the internet. I wanted to know if anyone could possibly be interested in what I had to say about the craft of writing, and I was overjoyed to see all of your enthusiasm. And so, I would like to announce that I will be shifting gears with my articles, and attempting to create a step-by-step manual so that ANYBODY who is willing to put forth the work, can learn to write a professional-quality novel. But before we undertake this project, I should let you know that there are certain requirements of you in order for such a guide to work.
Requirement 1: You must believe that you can learn to be a proficient writer.
If you doubt that you will ever create anything worth publishing, you create a self-fulfilling prophecy. And I'm no
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Chapter 9 “Types of Writers” – Section 7 “Career Writers”
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Each of us has revolutionary ideals within us—we believe in certain morals, values, causes, and beliefs that we would like to see in the world. And these ideals that we have will affect everything from which characters of which ideals play the antagonistic or protagonist role, to the natural consequences of actions. Not to say that we are all trying to topple a class-based system of oppression; but something as simple as illustrating that being nice to others is a good thing is a message and a call for revolution in itself. Today, I'm going to talk about how to empower this tendency in writers, while directing the tendency to support the overarching story, without
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I'm not a lawyer. This isn't legal advice. My professional insurance does not cover this article. Also:
"The article does not constitute an attorney-client relationship, attorney-client privilege, or legal or practical advice of any sort. [Dongs.]" - haldron
If you're looking at a contract that's terrifying you or involves a ludicrous amount of money or whatever, please consult a local lawyer in your jurisdiction who can help you more directly. This is an article intended to gloss over standard creative contracts from the perspective of a contractor/employee and an employer, and to try and make you realize why you should probably use one - plus a few tips I've learned over the years on both sides of these contracts. Now buckle up and enjoy the read.
Contracts. Some people love them (and rightfully so); some people fear them; some people genuinely don't know wha