by Samantha Knoerzer • June 21, 2018 • Follow SamanthaKnoerze
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Are you tired of reading about successful writers who manage to make an incredible living doing what they love?
Do you wonder whether they live in some mystical place where writing opportunities fall out of the sky like rain? Does it feel as though no matter how hard you try, you don’t ever seem to produce a consistent income from your writing?
You’re not alone. Many people believe that it’s almost impossible for writers to make a decent living from the words they produce. But actually, nothing could be further from the truth. You just need to know all the possibilities that are out there for you and the places where you can find them.
You’ll also need a sprinkle of determination and a dash of tenacity, but you knew that, right?
Opportunities for writers in 2018 are plentiful. From blogging and copywriting to editing and freelancing, there are jobs to suit all different types of writers with all different levels of knowledge and experience. So if you’re just starting out or you’ve been at the writing game for a while now, there’s something out there for everyone.
The infographic by Global English Editing below shows you all the options you have as a writer today. Not only does it give you plenty of possibilities, it also provides you with information on where to look for specific gigs, as well as publications you could approach with a pitch. With so many opportunities out there, you’re sure to find one that’s right for you.
And before you know it, you’ll be earning that consistent income doing the job that you love. You will be as successful as those people you once admired and who knows, you may even get to visit that mystical place for yourself. Just don’t forget your umbrella.
I am the Social Media Coordinator and Author Relations Manager for BiblioCrunch. And I love to read, OF COURSE! From the classics to YA and children's, you can find me reading it all. I have a masters in publishing from NYU's Print and Digital Media Studies masters program, and have undergraduate degrees in music, marketing, and english. I have a passion for reading, music, and travel. My goal is to travel to as many places around the world as possible. If you need to find me, you can catch me traveling all around the world at any chance I get – always with a book in hand!