Learn how these 5 writers make a living from their writing by freelancing, coaching and book publishing.
I believe writing is one of the most valuable skills you can develop in the 21st-century economy.
Whether or not you directly earn a living from writing, it helps you organize your thoughts, helps you become a more effective communicator and helps you get found online.
There are so many different ways to make money by writing beyond copywriting, editing or blogging. Discover how the 5 solopreneurs used their writing talent to financially sustain themselves and work on their terms.
Rayshauna Gray is technically employed but manages her career like an entrepreneur. She looks for work opportunities in alignment with her values and goals. She doesn’t just apply for jobs. She designs her own career path. She’s a careerpreneur.
She has built a portfolio of writing projects from her own blog to working as historian for a historical society to conducting research at Harvard University. Listen to Full Interview
Elaine Pofeldt is a former senior editor for Time Inc. that decided to take her career into her own hands by becoming a freelance journalist, so she could have more flexibility over how and when she works.
She’s the author of The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business. She was inspired to write the book after seeing an uptick in the number of one-person business making over a million dollars. Listen to Full Interview
Allison Fallon is an author, a speaker, and a coach who wants to inspire you to start a writing habit to help you change your life. She says writing about your feelings enables you to digest them, so you can process them and move on.
Julie Broad wants to inspire you to write a book to make your message stand out! She shares why writing a book is one of the best ways to share your message, even if you don’t consider yourself an expert!
Matt Rudnitsky’s curiosity helped him explore writing as a career path, inspired him to work for himself and is now encouraging him to restructure how his business earns revenue.
As you read and listen to the stories of why and how these 5 writers make a living working for themselves, take some notes about recurring actions they took as inspiration for actions you can take to create work that works for you!
This article was written with the help of writer and inner peace coach Jordin James.