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non-fiction

  1. Galen

    Non-Fiction Writing Categories

    Sorry, if I am duplicating other posts or threads but when I made a search for "travel writing" (non-fiction), did not find anything. I am currently doing a Staycation blog series. I am not a travel writer but I want to improve my writing about travel topics. I actually don't like to travel...
  2. Galen

    Skill, Inspiration, Motivation or Accident; Why do you write Non-Fiction?

    Why do you write Non-Fiction? While in my career, writing was just one part of my responsibilities. I wrote company newsletters, press releases, report summaries, website information pages, user manuals and more. But, as a prematurely retired person, I decided to finish one of my novels...
  3. Mikeyboy_esq

    COSTS to Self-publish my new book...

    When I began writing my first book a little over 4 years ago, I never stopped to consider how much it would cost to produce the final product, bring it to market and then spread the word to potential customers. I simply started typing and assumed the cost would be minimal. Fast forward to today...
  4. R

    Hungry for work - Where to get clients??

    Hi everyone! Like many people here, I'm sure, I am one of those writers constantly looking for work. All of my income comes from my writing, but I am craving some new ventures and projects. I was wondering if any like-minded/like-niche writers would be willing to share their tips on finding...
  5. C

    Constructing a non-fiction book

    Hello All, I started with WF not long ago (a good strong start) but have faded over the last few weeks, the reason being that I have been working on some basic non-fiction books. At the moment I am about half way through a series on our solar system and it's planets. I am quite a creative soul...
  6. starchild

    Watercolors

    Watercolors 2013 Everything has withered, dried up, & become a void of dispersion. The hatred, the anger, the force of his mind or the dark ink scribbles that I can't simply muster anymore. The beauty of the rain drops or the bitterest downpour, soaking me to the core with vapid...
  7. starchild

    Journaling, Another Session with Betsy

    So here we go again. It's a new scene but the same scenario. The therapist assumes many things, but does not know what the heck is wrong with my brain. I just got back from my appointment at 2 pm. I drove myself in my new car about twenty minutes to the office. I went two hours early...
  8. S

    World 1 Rozette 0

    I had to write something for a project. After I read it to someone, they said I should try writing more. So here is my first public writing. I have written this in my head for years. I am concerned that it is long and maybe I travel off topic too much. My first draft was one third of this. Each...
  9. S

    An Upholsterer from Oregon

    Hi, My name is Stephen. I'm married and have two children, an 18 year old daughter and a twelve year old son. We live in Oregon. I'm also an upholsterer. I've never written a book, but I do a fair amount writing in my journal, writing articles about upholstery related topics for my websites...
  10. Stephanie Jones

    We are not a Mexican Restaurant - (Adult Language)

    "Why are you taking Tylenol Multisymptom Nighttime Formula at eight o'clock in the morning Stephanie?" "Well mother, I'm coughing, sneezing, have a runny nose and would rather not be awake right now, so I'd say it takes care of my multisymptoms." "Right." I grab my keys, offer a false toothy...
  11. B

    "Rad" First time submission, a story from my addiction memoir

    LIGHTHOUSE I give Carol a hug. I feel sick, but a little excited; not sure if its early signs of withdraw or a...
  12. Y

    book about paranoia

    Hi Writers, I'm not a professional writer myself, but I'd wanted to write a book about my experience with paranoid schizophrenia, but I don't have the time. I'm wondering if anyone would be interested in helping me write the book. You can e-mail me for details. In the book, I wish to...
  13. E

    personal story

    you dont have to read this first part, its just a bit of an intro, and explanation. i know that its kind of long, but i just decided to post everything i have got so far. if you dont want to read it all, just read til you get bored and tell me where you got to. i havent written anything...
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