Money is a tough topic for writers. We all would love to be paid to write but isn’t getting paid to write negating our art? If we get paid, doesn’t that mean we’re selling out? But if we don’t get paid, why write?
These are hard questions that we each will have our own answers to, but today I thought I’d at least make one of those questions a little easier: how can we get paid to write. I’ve rounded up several of my favorite posts on various ways to get paid to write so dive in and get reading!
You thought I was going to say get writing, didn’t you? 😉
There are plenty of ways to make money as a writer, and most ways lead you a career where someone will pay you to write something you enjoy. Kristen has eight steps to a professional career on her blog.
If you’re hoping to go the route of traditional publishing, make sure your manuscript is up to snuff with this article. You can also ease your way into traditional publishing through work-for-hire assignments.
If you want to go the self-publishing route, you have to start your own publishing house. Most people find publishing through Kindle to be an easy option. You can use this great getting started guide too! And of course, you have to market it!
And of course, you can always freelance!