Write the world
There's a website a whole lot like Prose called Write The World. I use both. The site has monthly writing competitions where you can win $100 for first and $50 for second. You can publish stuff and get peer reviews. its a lot of fun and I hope y'all like it
Kudos to this challenge. This is pay it forward month afterall.
Some links and great sites below for poetry, lyrics, and more.
(Sell your lyrics, other people buy them)
You can get paid $100 for each article you submit, this is also a very cool site with many interesting categories. Top 10 type thing.
Memberships, Contests, 4 critiques a year, Magazine each month, and much more.
I may post another comment when i get on my computer. I have so many more. Feel free to comment on this to notify and remind me if there is no follow up.
I am Starving.
As a child, I always thought artistic jobs were just dreams for rich people or those living with other financial support. I never thought creative hobbies could be jobs, but today, they are. I have been freelancing for about two to three years thus far. I started my journey with just general art, and now I am also a tattoo artist. I would sell paintings, make custom pieces for people, commission unique crafts, and more. I love creating new things for people, but it is very difficult to make a livable income off of it. Not only do consumers not always see the value of handmade work, but the cost of being a business owner or freelancer is much higher than that of someone working under someone else.
Why do I do it? Why is the hard work so worth it? As your own boss, you have more flexibility. I may be starving for money at times, but at least I'm happy. I get to live my life on my own schedule. I have the privilege of creating one of a kind works on and for people. Being an artist has led me to so many amazing people, experiences, and places. I can't imagine getting the opportunities I do now, sitting at a 9-5 job. Experiences in life are worth so much more than your net worth at the end of the day. I care more about how I can impact and better people's lives through my passions rather than giving a company my time and effort to be underappreciated.
If you would like to share and support my small business my links are below!
So how to get started? How to get the first novel published? Or where to get feedback on why they are rejecting my first story? (6 minutes is record, so far!)
How did you guys (the successful ones!) get that first break, the first recognition by an agent or magazine or wherever?
PLEASE pass on your tips to be successfully published!!!!