How I Quit My Job And Became A Full-Time Writer—And How You Can Too

My last class of senior year, my teacher (a published and “successful” author himself) said, “The publishing industry is dead.”

I had grown up on the Internet.

“What about self-publishing?” I asked. “What about social media?”

“The Internet is going to change everything,” my teacher said. “The writers that can adjust will be the ones who succeed.”

Over the past 4 1/2 years, I have devoted myself to solving this mystery.

But more importantly, how do they do what they love on their own terms?

I’m going to skip to the end here and give you the answer.

When I started doing content writing for clients, I took to a website called Quora and started authoring my own content on a daily basis.

When I started running paid advertising campaigns and working on lead generation for clients, I implemented the same things I was learning during the day to my efforts at night.

These were all very tactical steps along the way.

All of a sudden, it hit me.

This is what so many dreamers don’t understand.

If you want to become a successful, independent creative person in this day and age, you have to also become an entrepreneur.


A personal brand is not about press.

Google my name.

But building a personal brand, and doing it the right way (the hard way) eventually pays off.

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