A big thank-you to my writing friend and colleague Darlene Reilley, for featuring my guest post called “A blueprint to becoming a published writer.” Darlene is unstintingly generous in her support of other writers. Thanks, Darlene!
Hey, writers! I’m excited to announce a new guest post by Theresa Barker. Thanks, Theresa, for sharing your insight into writing and the writing life! Take it away, Theresa!
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A blueprint to becoming a published writer
Writing is one of those things you can do almost anywhere, unlike many other artistic endeavors. Pick up a pen, flip open your laptop, and you’re in business. It is a gloriously portable and immediate practice. No need for a large studio space for painting/sculpting/crafting, no need to find a bunch of musician friends to start a band with. You simply start to write.
Let’s talk about fiction. Oh, and let’s include memoir with our consideration of fiction. What does it take to become a published writer?
Step 1. Write. Your aim to build a body of work that demonstrates…
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