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ICL’s weekly blog article features freelance writer Jan Fields.

With over 100 published books and magazine articles, Jan delivers first-hand knowledge on how to sharpen, submit, and market your writing. Jan’s articles explore inevitable writing struggles and offers tireless strategies and techniques to support you in reaching your writing goals.

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Write for Money

Professional writers take on extra challenges, and often face extra limitations as well. So the decision to write for money is best made after careful consideration of what you’ll gain and what you may give up.

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Making the Most of Writing Classes

Writing classes have considerable value for a writer, but there are things you can do to help the writing class do the most for you. Let’s look at four ways to make the most of writing classes.

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Recurring Topics: Seasons

Seasonal stories, seasonal poetry and even a bit of seasonal nonfiction can be counted upon to appear in magazines and on publishers’ book lists every year. Jan Fields shares how to make this perennial topics feel new.

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