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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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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Featured Writer: Rebeca Seitz

Rebeca Seitz

Whether you write for fun or for pay, it’s always great to make a connection to others with similar interests. That’s why once in a while, you’ll see a featured writer on MultiTalented Writers. Show our featured folks some love by checking out their blogs and leaving a comment. This week I have the pleasure of introducing you to Rebeca Seitz,

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Featured Writer: Heather Bennett

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Whether you write for fun or for pay, it’s always great to make a connection to others with similar interests. That’s why once in a while, you’ll see a featured writer on multitalentedwriters.com. Show our featured folks some love by checking out their blogs and leaving a comment.   Heather Bennett is a MultiTalented Writer I met through a Facebook group called

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Renaissance People Mind Map

Mind Map about renaissance people, with "renaissance people" in the middle, and lots of related words connected to it via lines.

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 coming up with as many

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Successful Multi-Genre Author: Elizabeth Gilbert

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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 what they can make. For

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Successful Multi-Genre Writer: J. K. Rowling

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Those who have been reading this blog for a while know that I call B.S. on the “you won’t be successful unless you pick a niche” advice. Most people handing out this “knowledge” are actually multi-niche writers and don’t know it. They might just write blog posts, but they do it for various industries. They might just write white papers,

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Famous Multi-Genre Author: H. G. Wells

Photograph of author H. G. Wells circa 1915-1920. Photo from Library of Congress archives.

The Time Machine, War of the Worlds. If you’re a fan of classic literature, you’ll recognize the title of two of H. G. Wells most cherished novels. But while many describe Wells as a science fiction writer, our human obsession with putting people into neat boxes ignores a robust body of work in various genres. Wells didn’t just write science

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Successful Multi-Genre Author: Nora Roberts

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If you’ve been around this blog for a while, you know I call BS on the “you’ll only be successful if you stick to a niche” advice. Somewhere, some time, some influential people decided that for a business to be successful, you had to have a small niche. This might work for brick and mortar businesses, but in the digital

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Featured Writer: Sarah Turner

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Featured MultiTalented Writer: Sarah Turner Whether you write for fun or for pay, it’s always great to make a connection to others with similar interests. That’s why once in a while, you’ll see a featured writer on multitalentedwriters.com. Show our featured folks some love by checking out their blogs and leaving a comment. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links.

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