One of my least favourite sentences in the English language is "There's no money in that." When I was finishing high school and my friends and I started applying for university, I heard this phrase a lot. Several of my friends were discouraged from pursuing their dream degrees by their parents or teachers, who would… Continue reading Is there money in freelance writing in South Africa?
Since I started offering help to people who want to write for a living, I've encountered people who describe themselves as aspiring writers. “I want to be a writer,” they’ll say. “Do you have any advice for aspiring writers?” First, let's take a step back. What do you mean by 'aspiring'? Aspiring means you want… Continue reading There are no aspiring writers