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Making good money from writing, It’s not possible… is it? Unless you are one of the lucky few… Or, If you believe the hype about copywriting, maybe it is!

Copywriting. What’s it all about? And is it really as fantastic as those websites say it is? Well, I had no idea up until recently myself! (And am still figuring it out..)

Yes, like most apisiring writers, I’ve signed up for all the different writing-related e-newsletters out there, from the mainstream Australian Writer’s Centre to the amazing teachings of Holly Lisle. And most, if not all of them, have spoken at one point or another, about the mysterious world of copywriting.

I’ll be honest, I didn’t believe the hype the first time I heard about it. I mean, it sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Get paid huge sums to write?!! They make it sound so easy, almost as though the course advertisements were written by amazing… dum da da dum copywriters! Haha.

I’ve always seen it heralded as some amazing, lucrative way to earn money through creative writing. That is, of course, while you simultaneously pursue your own true passions in whatever creative writing field you choose (like writing that long-winded fantasy novel) that keeps you poorer than the days before Christmas!

Copywriting, Moneybags? Quick cash? Or scam?
Money, money, money! …Money?

After weighing up the pros and cons and feeling pretty unsure about my career right now (plus being the naturally curious and eager-to-expand-my-repertoire kind of person I am) I decided to sign-up for the latest round of online classes for Copywriting Essentials with the Australian Writer’s Centre Continue reading Making good money from writing, It’s not possible… is it? Unless you are one of the lucky few… Or, If you believe the hype about copywriting, maybe it is!