Try writing for blogs. There are many websites hiring freelance writers to cover various topics so you could think of what you know best and offer your writing skills. Write a couple of examples to show and create a profile on special sites meant to connect freelancers and employers. Fill your profile, add a nice photo, set your price and terms. Look for job offers and apply.
I know that a lot of what I write seems to involve whether or not women like me. But that's what I think about. I want people to like me. And when I was younger, it was more important that women like me than that men like me.
I also wanted money. I didn't want to work for a boss. That scary feeling of being called into the boss's office after you know you did something that was "wrong." I put it in quotes because what does it matter now? What did it even matter then? How could you, my sweet baby, ever do something wrong? (Note: that's the sentence I would whisper to myself after being summoned to the boss's office.)
"Don't you have any pride in your work?"
"Clean out your desk today."
"Did you steal all of the paper?"
"Why did the office cleaning lady find 20 moldy sandwiches in your drawer?"
"Why didn't you test the software before it went to the client?"
Whatever. It's because I was busy and no, I didn't have pride in my work. I was 22 years old and looking at women and trying to publish a novel on the side so I didn't have to work anymore. And I have no comment about the sandwiches. It took many years before I made any money as a writer. And what works then is different now. Right now it's easier than ever. But the rules changed every three or four years and they will change again. Just like they change with everything in life.
By the way, that first novel, and the four that came after it, and the 50 short stories that came after it, never got published. I used to think I needed to publish something before I could feel good about myself, before I could call myself a "writer," before I could have a girlfriend, before I could get a real job, before I could move to NYC.
by redsichar 22 months ago
How to earn money by writing onlinearticles,poetry,prose,ads
by StarletFlower 3 years ago
Can I really earn a money by writing article here?
by CraftytotheCore 4 years ago
Do people earn money by writing on Facebook?It seems to me it would be pointless for someone to steal content from HubPages to post on Facebook. Yet that's exactly what happened recently to many HubPage writers. Do people make money writing on Facebook too?
by Susannah Birch 2 years ago
You can't. Just had to put that out there as I'm seeing newbies all over the forums going on about these topics lately.Serious money comes from getting views from Google NOT from having other hubbers visit your work. Some of the top hubbers on the site have separate accounts NO ONE knows about to...
by Raj Jajoo 12 months ago
How can I earn money by writing articles on Squidoo?
by Kate McBride 3 years ago
Do you write to earn money or because you enjoy it?I haven't made much money here on Hubpages but I keep coming back to the site because I enjoy reading other peoples' hubs here and writing my own. I just wonder if money is a motivating factor for others or do you write for pleasure/as a hobby....
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|