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This week we are talking about getting paid as writers versus writing for free.
Writing is a skill that can really be a beneficial and amazing career. Writers can write books, write for newspapers, write for magazines, as well as many other great opportunities. The question with choosing a writing career is to know when to write for money and when its appropriate to write for free. Free writing can benefit your career and reputation, and it opens up many doors of opportunity. The problem is to know when to do either one:
For What It’s Worth
Maureen Crisp has been writing her weekly publishing roundups for over seven years. She is a traditionally published children's author as well as indie-published. She lives in New Zealand and is heading the team organising the 4th National Conference of Children's Writers and Illustrators. She is currently trying her hand at writing a children’s book series if she can drag herself away from forever tweaking her Mars novel or obsessing over space.