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. So far, 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 MultiTalented personality: Isabel Allende.     Isabel

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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 was a self-development mind map.

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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? You’re a novelist? What genre?

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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 and are well-known in the

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Money and Finance Publications that Pay Writers

Financial publications that pay writers. Photo of woman holding several US bills. Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

Get Paid to Write for Financial Publications Writing for finance publications isn’t always easy, and there are far too many personal finance publications out there that want content but won’t pay for it. I think that’s a bit ironic. Finance publications that purport to teach you how to manage your money, yet expect you to work for free? Will they

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Successful Multi-Genre Author: Jacqueline Woodson

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If you’ve spent any time talking to me about writing or reading this blog, you know that I don’t buy the “niching down” advice for one second. While choosing a niche might work for some professions, creative work is not one of them. Creative people need to be free to create—and a neat, tiny little box is the exact opposite

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Yoga Mind Map

Yoga mind map by Mariana Abeid-Mcdougall on MultiTalented Writers

I’ve created so many mind maps, I sometimes worry about whether I’ll continue having ideas to make more. And just when I think the well is running dry, a conversation pops up and gives me inspiration for the next mind map. Here’s how this week’s mind map came about. I have a few Facebook editor friends. We found each other

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