Stop Giving Your Art Away For Free

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I had never thought of myself as an artist. I’ve masterfully strung together written words that sometimes people like and sometimes people don’t. I started writing ‘seriously’ about four years ago. I started getting published on highly regarded websites and I was feeling pretty great about my future writing career.

Except one thing was missing. I wasn’t getting paid for any of it. Even though pieces of…



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