How to Make Money as a Writer (Even if You’ve Never Earned a Dime)

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​We can often feel as though there must be some secret recipe to make money as a writer.

We try to guess the ingredients and sometimes we get lucky and things work out deliciously well. Money flows and there are gigs galore. You wear your chef’s hat at a jaunty angle and wonder how you could ever possibly do anything else.

Other times, however, things don’t go so well and the recipe produces results that are rather awful. You don’t have two pennies to rub together and as you gaze out across the vast writing landscape, a clump of tumbleweed blows across.

If only you could get the recipe right every single time.

Is there a way of making consistent money from your writing? Of course there is and we’re here to show you how.

Opportunities for writers are plentiful and wide-ranging, if you know where to look. From blogging and copywriting to editing and freelancing, there are jobs to suit all different types of writers and all different types of interests.

The infographic by Global English Editing below shows you all the options you have as a writer in 2018. 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 have mastered the recipe to consistent writing gigs and happy clients.

make money as a writer -infographic
About the author

Sierra Delarosa

Sierra Delarosa is Content Manager, Global English Editing & The Expert Editor at Geediting