In Defence of Writing for Free

Because it’s far from ideal, but for some, it’s the only viable option to keep a dream alive

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Last night I found myself slightly embroiled in a Twitter debate. Naturally, I’ve used it as an opportunity to write something — as any budding writer would. It’s a debate I’ve seen floating around before, but one we can never seem to solve, nor have a coherent conversation about. The issue at the crux; should aspiring…




Stories from a 23-year-old newbie writer who is still trying to navigate the Medium world. Will heavily feature stories about books, writing and training to be a journalist.

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Violet Daniels

Violet Daniels

Full time bookseller who is navigating the world one word at a time | Top writer in books & reading | Aspiring novelist | 📚

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