I just found this, via Faran Silverton, and even though it’s necroposting (I mean, my goodness, this post is almost a year old… that’s like 107 in blog years) I found it excellent and wanted to flag it for future consideration.
Writing is a magical journey that can lead us down paths of frustration, enlightenment and financial success…. Among other things.
If you’re like me then you love to write but you’re ready to take your writing from “Hobby” to “Career”.
Here is how to do it.
Step 1: Think about what you want to write.
It all starts with an idea.
- What do you want to write about?
- Do you want to do fiction or non-fiction?
- What genre do you enjoy writing the most?
If your goal is writing romance you need to settle into a genre to have the best chance of understanding what guidelines need to be met while writing your story. Also, if you continually produce work within the same genre you will gain a fan reader base faster.
Once you figure out what you want to write, think about who you want to be as a…
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