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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Guest post and infographic - How to Turn Your Writing Skills Into a Successful Career

Today, we have a guest post from Matt Banner from OnBlastBlog.com!

How to Turn Your Writing Skills Into a Successful Career (Infographic)

I knew at a very young age that I wanted to be a writer, and I know that’s true for many of you as well. Now that we’re older and looking for a career, it’s time to turn our passion into something that can propel us into the future.

Today I’ll show you how to create a website and use it to build a writing career for yourself. You’ll also find an infographic below that gives you numerous tips and strategies for pursuing the career of your dreams. Let’s take a look!

Building Your Career as a Writer (Infographic)

Being a successful writer is about more than writing books. It’s about promoting yourself, standing out from the crowd, and ultimately bringing together a following of like-minded fans who wait with bated breath for your next release.

A great way to keep fans coming in between books is to start a writing blog. It may seem counter intuitive to write while you're writing, but it will go a long way towards reminding fans that you’re working hard to bring them the next story that will capture their attention.

Even if you only publish a real post every once and a while, it will give your fans the update they so desperately need and want. Start by creating a blog to pitch ideas to your readers and keep them updated on your progress.

Check out the infographic below to learn more about what it means to be a successful writer and how you can start building a career for yourself. Let us know how it helped you in the comments below!

ETA: Go here to see a bigger version, since my blog seems unwilling to post the pic as it is!


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