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How to Get Paid for Freelance Writing

I’ve been a freelance writer for a while, but only recently started to earn substantial money from my work. Freelance writing is an extremely competitive market, but it’s not totally impossible to make money—or a career— out of it. I have a few resources for blogging and business, working from home and book writing, but I really wanted to compile a list of sites to help you get paid for freelance writing. Happy writing! 👍🏼 Sites that pay you for your writing Babble Pay: This Disney company pays up to $150 per article Topic: Family, parenting, lifestyle The Penny Hoarder Pay: Up to $75 per article Topic: Money, investing, debt, careers Cracked Pay: Up to $250 per article Topic: Comedy, pop culture, personal experiences Paste Magazine Pay: ~$50 per article (in the form of feature profiles, essays, reviews) Topic: Music, TV, video games A List Apart Pay: $200 per article Topic: Web development, web design, tech Dorkly Pay: ~$75 per article Topic: Video games, anime, pop culture Entrepreneur Pay: $1/word Topic: Business, entrepreneurial Confrontation Magazine Pay: Up to $200 per article Topic: Short stories, poetry, nonfiction Affiliate sites for …

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5 Steps to Help You Finally Get Started On Your Book!

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been wanting to write a book for a long time. In fact, I actually found my 6th grade yearbook, and I wrote that I wanted to be an author as my “dream job”! However, it’s been 14 years since then, and I still haven’t written anything. Why? It’s simple. It’s hard to get started. And if you’ve ever thought you wanted to write a book, you know first-hand how hard it is. But I have awesome news: I finally started! And here are 5 things that have helped get my butt in gear. ⚡️ 1. Dig deep into your passion Ask yourself why you want to write a book. What’s weighing on your heart? What story do you want to tell? Don’t write a book to sell. Write a book to write. Once you figure out exactly what you want to write, everything else will almost fall into place. 2. Nail down your genre, topic and style This one is a bit trickier, and I’m still working on this myself. But before you …