October 14th 2013 at 11:02pm Published by firstdownadmin

To get started as a writer follow this simple list:

  1. Write. First, you need to write as often as possible in order to create a writing habit.
  2. Earn a Degree. To get the most out of your professional writing career, you’ll likely need a degree. 
  3. Build Your Portfolio. 
  4. Decide What Kind of Professional Writer You Want To Be.
  5. Look for Work.

Here are 5 proven strategies to be successful as a writer.

  1. Identify what you are. Call yourself a writer.
  2. Submit yourself to a master. I am an advocate for mentoring.
  3. Show up and do the work. To be a master of the craft, you must show up and do the work.
  4. Master more than one skill.
  5. Be kind and generous.

Four Different Types of Writing Styles: Expository, Descriptive, Persuasive, and Narrative

  • Definitions and explanations of the four types of writing: expository, persuasive, descriptive, and narrative. | Source.
  • Expository. Expository writing explains or informs.
  • Descriptive
  • Persuasive
  • Narrative.