While other writers impress attractive people at parties with their successful screenplays and million-dollar book deals, there’s a whole army of unsung, ink-stained, heroes out there toiling day and night to produce the stuff that people need written: brochures, Web pages, software manuals, catchy t-shirt slogans, descriptions of food, and trade journal articles about frog overpopulation.
And y’know what? Even though it won’t get you laid, that kind of work turns out to be pretty interesting.
Monday, August 13, 2007
Writing for Pay
I'm a big fan of podcasts and one of the reasons I carry a multimedia player isn't necessarily for me to listen to music but to listen to interviews while walking to work. One of the newer sites that offers podcasts is Writing for Pay and it's interesting for me because instead of focusing on high profile writers, they interview the rest. Here's what written on their About page: