How to Land Your Dream Writing Job

Meg Dowell

Yes, it’s possible.

Yes, you can write stuff you like and get paid for it.

But it’s going to take a lot — A LOT — of work to get from where you are now to … well. There.

If you’ve never been through the process of applying for any kind of content writing job, you probably don’t actually know what happens behind the screens. How does an aspiring writer get from “Hi I’m a writer I want to make words happen on your behalf” to “Hi I work for you now”?

It’s not too different from the process of auditioning for, say, a movie. You present yourself, you do the acting thing, and they either schedule you for a callback or they don’t. And you keep meeting with people higher and higher up the “ladder” until you either get the job or don’t.

It’s not a one-step, one-shot process…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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