5 Creative Writing Portfolio Examples To Get You Started

As a creative writer, you’re versatile. You’re skilled at weaving narratives that are compelling and inventive. When you’re in the zone, it feels like the words just flow from your fingers and onto the page… well, except when writing your own portfolio. Sound familiar? You’re not alone – sometimes, the hardest writing to do is the kind promoting yourself and your own skills. Yet, it’s an essential task if you want to make a living as a creative writer. To help clear up the writer’s block that can happen when creating your portfolio, take a look at these five creative writing portfolio examples.

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7 Little-Known Types of Lucrative Article Writing Jobs

Articles inform and tell stories – and our need for information and hunger for stories, are both still going strong. What’s changed is where the good money is in writing articles for clients. So, where can you still earn well in article writing? Here are seven great opportunities beyond the consumer magazines on your local newsstand…

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How to Live Abroad as a Digital Nomad Journalist, According to Yolanda Evans

Evans is the archetypal digital nomad, living out the dream of many travel journalists and writers. Except that while others may hem and haw about buying a plane ticket because of responsibilities like family, mortgages or because they’re risk-averse, Evans is single and adventurous and doesn’t think twice about taking the leap. Here’s how the American freelance writer, now based out of Berlin, has managed to live abroad for years at a time—without relying on a trust fund or a spouse with a steady income.

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