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Why Most Writers Fail to Make a Full-time Income

Making $10,000 is the equivalent of a full-time job.

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Writers fail to make money online because they don’t treat it as a full-time job.

Imagine a traditional career. You start as an intern, move on to an assistant and manager. Let’s assume the top of this career is CEO. Now, imagine how much effort it takes to achieve the…




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Claire Lowe

Claire Lowe

Self-proclaimed writer. I write for creators, lovers, and curious people. Open to gigs:

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