Moira Allen hosts the popular Website for writers called writing-world.com. She is the author of several books, including writing.com and The Writer's Guide to Queries, Pitches, and Proposals. A longtime instructor of freelance and creative writing, she lives in Chesapeake, VA.
"Few know the ins and outs of freelancing better than Moira Allen.
In her comprehensive guide, she walks you through everything you
need to know to get started and become successful. This is an
essential read for freelance writers." --Jeff Reich, editor, "The
"This book is a clear, comprehensive, example-packed, practical, and wise compendium of advice for any freelancer. Don't be fooled by the title--Moira Allen has given us an excellent introduction for beginners and an invaluable reference for experienced writers. My copy is already stickied with reminders."--Noelle Sterne, editor, writing coach, and author of "Trust Your Life: Forgive Yourself and Go After Your Dreams"
"Moira Allen's advice is sound, practical, and comprehensive. Her long history of helping writers makes this book invaluable to the beginning freelancer."--Barbara Florio Graham, author and publishing consultant