I think most writers are familiar with the fantasy of living in some lakeside chalet penning their novel at a frustrated but ultimately rewarding pace while drinking coffee and wearing ultra-soft jersey knits. The reality of being a writer is very different for most people and it certainly was/is for me. I created the class "How To Earn A Living With (Several Types Of) Writing" to walk through the reality of writing for a combination of brands, magazines, and online publications across a number of writing types.
The writer in her natural content creation habitat.
After receiving roughly a baker's dozen emails each fortnight from emerging or writers trying to break into the industry, I realized a need for the kind of strategy-oriented curriculum that typical writing classes covering craft don't teach. Coupled with being increasingly exhausted by the dismissive way that many people treat writing for brands and hustling to make a decent income as creatively compromised, I wanted to create a space where both the rewards and very real creative challenges of several kinds of paid writing work could be explored.
HOW TO EARN A LIVING (WITH SEVERAL TYPES OF) WRITING-ONLINE CLASS