Should You Start a Writing Business in a Pandemic?

The pandemic has now been raging all around the world for well over a year… Since you can’t go anywhere anyway, wouldn’t this be the perfect time to start a writing business? Well, that depends… Some people have been using this pandemic time very creatively, making art, starting businesses, and doing other interesting things with … Read more

Where to Find Freelance Writing Gigs, Part 2

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Starting a freelance writing career isn’t always easy. There are confusing terms to learn, decisions about office space to make, budgeting and cash flow projections, and a million other items on the to-do list. But most important of all, you need to find clients. Without clients, there’s no business. And if you want to make a … Read more

Successful Multi-Genre Author: Isabel Allende

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“Writers won’t be successful unless they pick a niche.”  Are you tired of hearing this advice? Me too. As of this writing, I’ve shared the stories of 27 successful multi-niche writers. And there are many more. Here’s one such author who might inspire you to ignore the dime-a-dozen advice and encourage you to embrace your … Read more

Self-Development Mind Map

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Think outside the box to find paying outlets about self-development The self-development industry is huge, and if you think outside the box even a little bit, there are a tonne of places that will pay you for writing about how people can make themselves better. The very first mind map I created for freelance writing … Read more

Yes, you’re a creative writer. And you don’t need a niche.

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Freelance Writer. Content Marketer. Nonfiction Book Author. Novelist. Short Story Writer. Poet. We love to compartmentalize everything. And if having a name for the type of writing you do weren’t enough, people want to categorize even further. Oh, you’re a freelance writer? So what do you write about? Oh, you write nonfiction books? What subject? … Read more

Famous Multi-Genre Author: Isaac Asimov

With the amount of people telling novice writers that they need to pick a niche to be successful, you’d think no writers ever “made it” if they wrote in multiple genres. Nothing could be further from the truth. I’ve written about several multi-niche writers on this site, from freelance writers who dabble in multiple niches … Read more

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