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Written by Someone Who Has Been There
on April 4, 2006
Sub-Title: Your Guide to a Profitable Writing Career Within One Year ==This book is divided into four major parts. The first two deal with writing. That is, the mechanics, the work of sitting down and writing something.
More than two thirds of the book, however, deal with selling what you have written. The good part of this section is that the writer speaks with authority on all different kinds of writing, far more than you could ever imagine. For instance about about writing the little announcement sheet that comes with your electric bill. Some writer somewhere gets paid for writing that. Then there are annual reports, and pages that someone wants to put on the web. There is a lot you will never think of by yourself that might give you a career.
Writing is never going to be an easy business. As Mr. Trottier points out, you need to realize that it is a business and you need to treat it as a business. It will not be easy, but neither is going to work every day.