The bottom line is if you want to earn from your writing, you can. That is the marketing side of this business and the less exciting part to many people. Fast, slow, a little or a lot, if you want to make money from writing, it all starts with first having a written product to sell.
The voice in your head tells you that you have to toil and stress over your writing before you're "allowed" to earn from it is totally wrong. Write it and sell it! The time spent writing doesn't necessarily equate to more money. After all the only thing you are really selling is time, so the faster you can write, the more you can sell, thus increasing your rate per hour.
There are some people who think that your writing isn't worth anything if you didn't spend weeks, months, or even years on it. They scoff at the idea that anything created in 24 hours can be valuable. But how will they know how little time you pent writing if you don't tell them. And honestly, it isn't important. As long as your product is factual and well written, it doesn't matter how much (or little) time it took to write it.
That's totally false. The more you write, the faster you'll get at writing. And we're not talking about super-long books or pieces here. We're talking about short, inexpensive, fantastically helpful and valuable content that your audience will love.
Don't listen to the naysayers who tell you that you can't do this. You can do this. I do it all the time and have done so for years.
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About the Author
Then I decided to follow my father's previous occupation as an auto mechanic. I graduated from a two-year of vocational training course and worked as a mechanic for five years. While in vocational training, I decided to join the National Guard where I eventually ended up working full-time for 32 years.
So how does all of this relate to writing? In one of my leadership schools, the instructor, who was an English teacher at a juvenile detention center, presented writing to me in a whole new way - a way that started to develop my interest in working with words.
I eventually went back to college on the GI Bill while I was working and earned my Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Taking a class or two per semester at night and on weekends took me seven years to complete my degree.
Fast forward about 40 years and I now have published over 75 books on Amazon for Kindle, CreateSpace and other publishing platforms.
Besides my own writing, I also ghostwrite ebooks, reports, articles, blogs and do Kindle conversions for clients on a variety of topics.
Today my wife and I are retired from our careers and live in Gold Canyon, AZ. I now write as a retirement business where you'll find me happily sitting in my office typing away on my laptop as I work on my next book or ghostwriting project . . . that is if we are not traveling on a cruise ship - our new-found mode of travel.