- "9 first-sale mistakes to avoid" (a must-read)
- "Why we pick ourselves up after getting rejected"
- "DEBUT NOVELISTS on what it takes."
- "Bypass obstacles to traditional publication." (discusses the book publishing industry and self-publishing)
- "Now is the time to write online: The editor of a respected literary journal on the Inernet discusses some of the potential benefits of this growing publishing area."
- "When submitting, should I send work to one publication or several at once?"
- "Create BUZZ for your unpublished book," (This article offers advice for writers on self-publishing their books)
- "Are you ready for a new direction?" (about freelance)
- "How I published an INTERACTIVE CHILDREN'S STORY. "
- "Secrets to selling your first book: An eight-time author offers a wealth of tips for clueing in to the right things and landing a publishing contract"
- TAKE YOUR AUTHOR WEBSITE TO THE NEXT LEVEL (applicable to your web sites in general)
- "The buzz on social media."
- What Employers Look For In Your Online Profiles
- "How to keep your online reputation in check," (Short read bout 'Brand Yourself'
- "5 Ways to Build Strong Networking Connections"
- "50 Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic"
- "Social Networking for Writers: HOW TO NETWORK LIKE A PRO -- AND WHY EVERY WRITER SHOULD" (sightly dated now),
- "The Author & the iPhone App,"
- "Social Networking for Writers,"
- "Best Social Networking Sites and Message Boards for Writers"
- The Cover Letters That Make Hiring Managers Smile (Then Call You)
- How To Show You Get The Company Culture In Your Cover Letter (I suggest clicking on and reading the recommended/related articles within, but it's not required reading);
- Tips on Interviews
- The Top 5 Interview Tips No One Mentions
- The 50 Most Common Interview Questions
- Seven Things to Know Before Writing Your First Resume
- Recruiter Roundtable: First Resumes
- Why ‘optional’ cover letters aren’t really optional
- Cover Letter Samples
- What is a CV?
Sample CV (very detailed sample)
Sample Professions student sample (thanks, Jason)
Another student sample
Some sample query letters with feedback
Sample MFA Statement of Purpose
A few more clever personal statement samples
Browse samples for inspiration:
Anyone think they would submit a CV that looked like any of these? For a super creative job, a CV such as this could be an option...
Forget Your Resume
- "Especially for undergraduates: Reasons to wait"
- "Enrolling at You U: An Alternative to Going Back to School"
- "Not ready to grow up? 5 post-graduation alternatives"
- "The One-Year, Alternative Graduate School Program