Tuesday, June 28, 2011

100 sites for fiction writers: #22 - Kristine Kathryn Rusch

The Freelancer's Survival GuideThis is an ongoing series looking at websites that can be of help to fiction writers with their craft and career.

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

A lot of writers out there have a blog, usually with a few writing tips and maybe a touch of news. A lot of writers also have a staid website that features their books.

Then you have the website for Kristine Kathryn Rusch.

Yes, here too you will find some tips about the writing craft, and yes, you will find some news related to writing and publishing. But you will also find much, much more.

Like what?

How about, an education in writing that you are not likely to learn anywhere else?

Kristine Kathryn Rusch is a professional fiction author, having been writing for decades. She also used to be the editor of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and she was once an owner and operator ofPulphouse Publishing press, along with her husband Dean Wesley Smith, also a known name in the fiction field.

If that's not enough to make you believe you need to check out this author's site, check this out: the Freelancer's Survival Guide. Yes, Kristine Kathryn Rusch provides extensive information on how a modern freelance writer can not only survive in today's tumultuous publishing world, but how a writer can find success. Best yet, she offers all this information for free. Within the online Freelancer's Survival Guide, you will find chapters on such subjects as PrioritiesInsuranceDiscipline, and so much more. Here you won't find pie-in-the-sky philosophical talk about writing, but actual down-to-earth advice from a professional who has been there and continues to be there.

Also at this site, check out the Business Rusch section to learn even more about the business end of writing, especially fiction writing.

If you are in the mood for some quality fiction, you might look into the Bookstore on this site, but before that you can sample some of Rusch's writing through her available Novel Excerpts. And take note that Rusch writes under several different pen names, one name for various genres.

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