Medium is a platform that allows you to write articles and earn money as people read. It is the industry forerunner in this type of payment for writers. It is however not the only platform that allows you to make money from your creativity.
I am going to say something controversial now and disagree with many writers that I admire. I don't believe that pinning a post to the top of your profile is a good idea.
In the UK, Thanksgiving is an event we don’t understand and many of us don’t celebrate. Now, this is a problem, because everyone no matter where you are should show gratitude and thanks for their life. Especially with the year, we are all having. So here are five things I am grateful for in 2020...
This week, I logged onto my Facebook groups and found that I had been banned from commenting and posting to all groups. On first inspection, it looked to be the fault of one of two posts. After some investigation the truth was even more shocking. I run a group called Every Child Matters and I was banned for the material I had shared there. The posts that Facebook took offence to post about internet child safety and how much I love my autistic side-kick.
Throughout my time writing, the question I am asked more than ever if how I have time to write as much, as I do, and bring up a family. There is not always a perfect science to writing. On many occasions, my systems let me down. This weekend, my little one turned one. I then hit the depths of writers' block and for five days I have published nothing. Unheard off in recent months.
There used to be a time when you could write a book about any topic, find a publisher and get a deal. Times have changed, the ever-growing list of self-published authors has meant larger competition. When the money is cut back, so are the books that publishers will take a chance on. However, don't let this put you off, there is always the possibility that you will be published. New authors are discovered every day. Know your genre