You should have an unvarnished outlet for your creativity: It’s your voice. It’s your writing. Even if it doesn’t make you a penny, you should be an entrepreneur about it. You should tell the world, hey, I got this new thing, and it’s awesome, because it’s my vision.
Too many journalists are hoping that someone will give them the answers about their work. Why? Even if you can’t write your full destiny, write part of it. You don’t have to wait for someone to notice your work. You just have to be savvy, creative, and ready to hustle.
In my first post on Medium, my take on why it’s important to write for free—as long as the main beneficiary is yourself. (Hint: You own the copyright.) — Ernie @ SFB
March 11, 2013 // 9:31 // 8 months ago