The latest research shows that the best writing jobs can be achieved without a formal writing career.
And it’s not a bad thing to think about if you’re trying to find a job that you enjoy.
However, it’s worth remembering that this article is about the best ways to get started writing your own fiction.
It’s not about whether you should consider pursuing a formalwriting career.
You should be thinking about what you want to write, not how to get there.
The research in this article was conducted in collaboration with The Conversation.
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