Branching Out

This week we heard about a novelist who has hired a friend to do her social media posts, and a creative nonfiction writer who has hired her niece to transcribe her interviews. Remember, as a writer you don’t have to invent the wheel, create the wheel, paint the wheel, roll the wheel, and repair the wheel all on your own. Use your networks to find people who need work and might be willing to give you a good deal on their services. Our circles are full of them. And don’t forget, your number one writing opportunity is right here at

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Branching Out

How did you get bitten by the writing bug? When did you first feel that thrill of creativity that wanted to burst our of you onto the page? What writer inspired you? Was it a goal of yours, or did it sort of land in your lap and you ran with it? So many writers, so many stories! Hit us up in the comments! Writing Ops: Since we are all about making a living writing around here, a great place to submit writings is Make a Living Writing. Help your fellow writers grow into professionals! On the complete other end of

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Branching Out

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. day in the US. If you’ve never heard any of his speeches, do yourself a favor and click here to see some. Straight talk, straight to the heart. Remember that speeches are written before they are given, so it counts as writing. Have you ever written for a cause? If so, link us in the comments or submit your writing (even if it was a speech) to Jacarandasubmissions@rabata.org. ***** Contrary to our usual advice to pitch editors even if the subject matter is something you’re not familiar with, this week’s writing opportunities are skill-specific. For the business

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