The path I took to become a full-time writer, I don't think, is all that unique. But one of the biggest things that helped me was reading posts like this from authors who were where I wanted to be. I've mentioned it before in tons of my craft articles, but I used other authors' careers as a guide map.
Tag: freelance writing
Links to August’s Stories
Curious about where you can find my writing and editing work from August 2022? Check the links below for my work from Strange Horizons, Tor Nightfire, and more. I also turned 32 this week!
Writing Life Updates: May 2022
All about what I've been working on over the past month, including my recent sales to the Washington Post, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and so much more.
My Method for Selling Over 200 Stories
Examples of pitches that have landed me up to $28,000
How I Use Writing Prompts to Make Me a Better Writer
After doing these types of writing prompts for months, I started selling being able to sell stories to publications, self-published authors, game developers, children’s publishers, and more.
3 Steps I Took To Achieve My Writing Career
I am going to break down how I went from being an average writer to a selling and creating powerhouse of a writer.
How to Use Facebook as a Writer
For people who want to make Facebook one of their author hubs, this guide will give you an idea of where to start and how to go about it.
Practices for Writers to Strengthen Their Craft and Career
If you are trying to break into publishing, working on a draft, or deciding whether or not writing is for you, this article was written with you in mind.
What Writers Can Do to Transform Themselves and Their Craft
You’ll get where you want to go by committing to these steps just like I committed.
Finding Your Niche as a Writer
I went about picking my niche by following my heart. I didn’t think about what was trending or popular, but instead focused on what I would enjoy writing.