Today is Wordcount's Blogathon Guest Post Exchange Day. I'm honored to have Nicky LaMarco from Writing Pays guest blogging today. I've learned so much from her since we started this Blogathon journey. Thanks Nicky!
The Top Advice For Anyone Considering Freelance Writing
This is a loaded question, and the one answer I can give is write. To be a writer you must write. It sounds simple, but (as you may know) is not. Freelance writing is a business and you need to treat it as such. You'll need to write well and market yourself to potential clients and Editors. You need to learn to create a writing plan, choose your writing niches, build a writing portfolio, create a resume, write queries, apply for writing jobs, and set your fees.
Freelance writing is a superb career if you love to write. Learn all of the basics in my freelance writing class Get Paid to Write: Become a Freelance Writer.
Based in New Hampshire, Nicky LaMarco has been writing on animals, business, health, home and garden, martial arts, gift giving and writing since 2001. She enjoys helping beginning writers with her blog Writing Pays and her online writing class Get Paid to Write: Become a Freelance Writer. She has studied business administration at McIntosh College. LaMarco has a first-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.