Textbroker doesn’t have much to do with writing fiction, but it has served as the backbone of my income as a freelance writer for many years. Writing for others gives me the freedom and time to write fiction for my own pleasure, and this post will hopefully help other writers who are open to ghostwriting as a way to turn words into cash. I have heard other writers complain that there is no work at Textbroker or that the prices are all too low, and I have wondered how so many people could have a dramatically different experience than I Keep Reading!
Have you heard about this thing called writer’s depression? I’ve been reading a lot of books about writing from some of my favorite authors, and I keep coming across a theme that really hits hard with me: Writing is lonely! If you talk to anyone who makes money with their words, they will eventually tell you that writing comes down to sitting alone with a computer, typewriter, or pen and paper for long periods of time. If you want to achieve fiction writing success or writing success by any definition, you have to learn how to shut out the world Keep Reading!
Do you want to get paid for writing flash fiction? Some publications define flash fiction as complete stories of no more than 1,000 words while others will limit you to 500 or even 250 words. The challenge is to capture a powerful moment in the life of a character or to give your readers a shocking revelation. Even though you have few words to work with, the editors at these flash fiction magazines will expect something memorable to happen in your work. If you can deliver something unique and powerful, there are reputable magazines that may give you a bit Keep Reading!