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Write: Super Something For a Day


Hail, writers and readers!

 

It never hurts to sharpen one’s writing skills, so why not try a little short exercise? Who knows, it may spark some great ideas or lead onto a full piece of fiction.

 

Superpower For a Day

So, it’s a classic group question, the kind that often comes up in advice about breaking the ice (in horrendously unnatural ways) at parties:

If you could choose any super power for a day, what would it be?

Year One: Freelancing for Food

Year One: Freelancing for Food


I’ve been freelancing for a year, now.

 

A bit more, actually, but in tax terms, it’s a year- which means I also have a very clear image of how much money I haven’t made. Gulp, and other anxious onomatopoeia.

But you know what? I made it and I’m still going, at least for now. The reason I made it is because I picked up some good advice along the way, which is how all creative and entrepreneurial people get a leg up. So, I’m passing on a few things I’ve found, as well as some general advice, to anyone thinking of doing the same thing. These are, naturally, based on my experience as a writer. Things may be different for an artist or developer, so let me know if you have your own words of wisdom or top tips.