I am interested in freelance writing, but have no idea on how to start or where to start. I have a Bachelors of Liberal Arts in English.
Any sure fire tips would help. Especially if I could make a living out of it.
When someone asks for ‘sure fire tips’ I’m always afraid they are looking for magic. There is none. Nor is there some secret those of us who make our living writing know that is in any way hidden from those who want to earn a living writing.
Yes, if you subscribe to my free newsletter you’ll also get the ebook, The 3 Keys To Making Your Writing Pay. It’s short, but if there are any secrets, you’ll find them there.
Do These Three Things
Essentially what you have to do to be a successful freelance writer is three things:
Write – nothing will happen if you don’t write.
Rewrite – none of us can get away without a whole lot of rewriting.
Market – you’ve got to market yourself and your writing. That may mean submitting to magazines, websites, making cold calls to businesses, contacting your local small weekly newsletter, or any number of other things.
You’ll find a great deal of information on this site, which is a great place to start.
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