Check out an excerpt from my Ezine Article:
Writing Fanfiction Can Help Start Your Freelance Writing Career
If you’re anything like me, you’ve been writing fanfiction for years, enjoying the freedom it allows you to create stories involving your favorite characters and taking part in a community with other writers who give helpful feedback.
But did you know that writing fanfiction can also help you start a new career? By writing fanfiction, you are honing valuable skills that you can use as a freelance writer.
Here are some things that writing fanfiction can teach you about becoming a freelance writer.
Maybe you don’t think of it this way but every time you’ve promised your rabid fans that the next chapter of your WIP (work in progress) was coming “in one week, I promise!” you were setting yourself a deadline. Making that deadline no matter what real life throws your way means that you’ve just learned one of the most important part of being a freelance writer – hitting your deadline.
When you post your fanfiction out there for the world to see, you also open yourself up to criticism. We’ve all had it happen – you post a story that you worked tirelessly on and suddenly someone comes up and (gasp!) dislikes it. Well guess what?….
For more, read the entire article HERE
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