“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 Successful Multi-Genre Author: Isabel Allende
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 Yes, you’re a creative writer. And you don’t need a niche.
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 Famous Multi-Genre Author: Isaac Asimov
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 … Read more Successful Multi-Genre Author: Jacqueline Woodson
If you’ve been reading this blog a while, you probably know that there’s no such thing as “having to pick a niche” to be successful. After all, there are several famous authors who wrote and write in various genres. And many freelance writers who can make a living from their work have adopted various streams … Read more Successful Multi-Genre Writer: Emma Donoghue
The author of Sherlock Holmes was a multi-genre author You’ve probably heard of Sherlock Holmes, and you might even know a thing or two about the author who created the character. But what many don’t know about Arthur Conan Doyle is that he was a multi-niche writer, successful in most genres in which he wrote. … Read more Famous Multi-Genre Author: Conan Doyle
Mind Map Monday: Renaissance People Mind maps are an excellent way to come up with a tonne of ideas for populating a blog. Whether you write for fun or for pay, having a blog can bring more people to your website—but you have to have regular content coming out to keep people interested. That’s where … Read more Renaissance People Mind Map
If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you know what I think of the advice to niche or risk being unsuccessful: it’s a bunch of hype, mostly not applicable to creatives. Writers are by nature creative people, and creative people like to experiment, get out of their comfort zone, and see … Read more Successful Multi-Genre Author: Elizabeth Gilbert