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.
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.
This month, I want to get into revision and the benefits. I'll go over what it entails, different types of editors and editing, and more.
Pitching and querying are how nonfiction writers get work. It's how they make connections and stay constantly publishing.
A guide for people wondering where to find gigs and clients as a freelance writer and editor.
This is great for someone who isn't sure how to make money as an editor or where to start.
What we'll be focusing on is the internal workings of the business, where I find clients and assignments, and how you can implement this too.
Today, Facebook told me that it had been a year since I started fully leaning into the freelancer’s life.