4.9 out of 5 stars
You Are a Writer is a book about what it takes to be a writer in the 21st Century.
Author Jeff Goins shares his own story of self-doubt and what it took for him to become a professional. He gives you practical tips for freelancing, how to get published in magazines, and what it takes to build a platform that brings the gatekeepers to you.
This journey of becoming a writer begins with a simple but important belief: You are a writer; you just need to write. Readers will learn the importance of passion and discipline and how to show up every day to do the work.
How to stop waiting to be picked and finally choose yourself
What it takes to build a platform
Why authors need to brand themselves (and how to do it)
Tips for freelancing, guest blogging, and getting published in magazines
Different ways to network with other writers, artists, and influencers
The importance of blogging and social media and how to use it well to get more readers.