Successful Freelance Writer

So You Want to Be a Freelance Writer

Writing for a living requires working at writing every day. There will be an investment of time, energy and focus. But if you are willing to make the investment then you will be able to grow your writing career to your desired success.

Beginning the Journey to a Writing Career

“I would love to do what you do.”

People often respond to my telling them I am a writer or author with this statement. Some of them are even serious about a desire to write. I have learned to dig a little further before I do any amount of encouraging for them to begin growing a freelance writing career.

Most people have no idea what I do. Some envision me sitting by a peaceful creek writing with a feather pen in my notepad. Others see a furry of interviews and book signings with adoring fans. Some just imagine I sit around and do nothing all day. I have yet to experience any of those events on a basis often enough to consider it part of my routine.

I am a writer – so I do spend my day writing – but my career as a writer is different from those of my other writer friends. We each are on a journey that starts with writing by that moves along a path unique to our needs and our situation.


Keep writing, no matter what direction your journey may take, and you will find that you too have become a writer!