What is Helium.Com? It's a new way of marketing writing to people. If you want an invite, just drop me a note at caroline_AT_carolineatigeress_dot_com with a *nospam* or *helium* in the header and I'll set you up (and yes, I get a minor kickback, no lies, full disclosure). I've already started making some small amounts of residual income from them, and I know I have a lot of writers and poets on my list. They have a marketplace, awards system, contests. It seems to be very upfront and hassle free. No adult content, and they try to get a good quality of writing
Anyway, here's what I've got so far:
Short Stories: Horror
Short Stories: Adventure Stories for young children
Short Stories: Mystery Stories for children:
Short Stories: Dog Stories for children.
Short stories: Struggle
Short stories: Superheroes
Poetry: My pain
Poetry: When it rains
Poetry: Winter forests
Poetry: Phone calls
NonFiction / Essays / other writings:
Creating a backdrop to a picture in watercolor medium:
Tips for learning easy magic tricks:
Essays: Self reflection
How to write compelling web content
Using real people as models for fictional characters
What you need to know about allergies to bees
10 things you can do in the library that will really annoy the other patrons
Does Kellogg's promise to only promote nutritious food to children during Saturday morning cartoons signal a significant trend in nutrition awareness?
How smoking affects the nervous system
Teaching children ethics
How corporate farming impacts the environment
Easing back in to "reality" after a vacation
Are people who draw anthro (anthropomorphic) characters fetishists or artists?
So anyway, if you're a writer, check it out, and if you want to write there, please let me know. I think it's well worth your time, and kind of exciting to watch the whole thing unfold. I've only been seriously working on it for a couple of weeks now, so next week, I'll shoot you an update.
Thanks for listening!
If you're already on Helium.com, drop me a note, my user profile is here:
I'll add you to my +flist there. Take care all!