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5 Useful Habits You Need as a Professional Writer

Now that your business has grown and more money is coming in, there’s one thing that may be giving you a headache as a professional writer:

How to cope with a workload that’s growing and expanding on a daily basis at an alarming rate.

Not only do you have to respond to emails, pay bills, maintain your website, manage your social media accounts, resolve technical issues, keep your books, and manage your taxes, you also need to write regularly.

Gone are the days of having lots of time for your family and friends because you now work very long hours every day, including weekends. To make matters worse, you also sleep a lot less and are mentally and physically tired most of the time.

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5 Shrewd Ways to Get Honest Feedback about Your Writing

Let me take a wild guess: Because you enjoy writing, you’ve always dreamed about making a living with it.

After all, friends and family members tell you how much they love and enjoy your writing every time you share it with them, so it must be good enough.

Am I right so far?

But now that you’re ready to become a professional writer, you’re suddenly reading everywhere you turn that it’s dangerous to depend on the people closest to you for feedback on your writing. One, they may not know enough about writing to give you relevant and useful feedback. Two, even if they are knowledgeable, they might be less than honest about any negative feedback they have, to avoid hurting your feelings.

And now, you’re completely off-balance because you don’t know who else to ask, or where else you can go to get honest feedback on your writing. Since I’ve been in your shoes before, I understand how you feel.

But there is good news!

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Join a Writing Community and Enjoy These 6 Benefits

Are you struggling to improve your writing by yourself, without much success?

Do you feel isolated or alone because your close friends and family members don’t really understand your writing, or even what it means to be a writer?

Believe it or not, it doesn’t have to be this way.

Maybe you just need to work on your craft. Or maybe your writing is good enough, but you just need to have other writers around to discuss or share your ideas with.

You can easily surround yourself with other writers who understand everything you’re going through in your writing career and business, and who can also help you improve your writing so you don’t have to carry the burden alone.

To make this happen, all you need to do is one thing:

Join a writing community!

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How To Increase Your Income as a Professional Author

Before now, you struggled to make enough money to pay your bills as a new writer, but with time, persistence, and hard work, you managed to drag yourself out of that phase.

Now you want to do a lot more than just pay bills.

You need to increase your current revenue so you can put money aside as savings on a regular basis. You’d also like to give yourself and your family a few treats from time to time, without having panic attacks. 

Not to mention, you also want to be able to afford that vacation you’ve been dreaming of so you can travel to exotic locations around the world.

Bottom line, you want to bring in more income as a professional writer and make a living from your writing, but you’re not sure if it’s possible or how it can be done.

Want to hear the good news? It’s possible!

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