So, You Want to Write Professionally

Cat’s Blog Pick Of The Week is my friend Marilyn Davis’s “Two Drops Of Ink” one of the best writers blogs around! ENJOY!


Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

When you become a writer, your heart and mind become divided between your many selves. – Author Unknown

By Lydia Oyetunji


Congratulations on your decision to write professionally. You’re obviously at the stage in your writing career where you want to get paid for your talent. As a writer who started out writing as a personal hobby, and growing into the profession after much trial and error, I feel compelled to share my experience.

Start somewhere

Most writers feel that the art of writing is a passion we just can’t live without. I would dream of becoming an author, but I never thought it would go anywhere. I was okay with that! I started writing for clients obtained from my oDesk and Upwork profiles. What about you? Have you been writing for blogs? Have you written publicly? Public exposure is what matters the most to potential clients. Seek out…

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