Everyone wants to be a published writer. But only a few manage to break into print. In this guide, Richard D. Bank provides expert advice to help you reach your goals of writing and selling articles, essays, and books. Featuring step-by-step instructions covering all aspects of writing, including how to: Master the elements of creative nonfiction; Conduct interviews and take accurate notes; Find your unique voice; Develop good research and editing skills; Write with authority and confidence; Sell writing to periodicals and publishers. Whether you want to write an intimate memoir, a magazine story, or a scholarly article, you'll find all you need to see your bylines in print.