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The Shortform

Niche Up or Down?

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The experts say “Niche down or else!”

How was I supposed to select a niche as a newbie writer? By copying top writers?

My mentor encouraged me to experiment.

So that’s what I did.

If I hadn’t, I wouldn’t have:

  • Narrowed it down to 3 — personal narrative, community, and marketing.
  • Found my author’s voice —…



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Yana Bostongirl

Yana Bostongirl

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