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From college graduation to freelance writing

For the new college graduate, freelancing is a wonderful option to start writing. But you’ve got to think beyond the classroom.

College Graduation
Pete Croatto offers advice to recent college graduates looking to start a writing career.

Soon-to-be college graduates: You have gotten – or will get – advice from a long line of well-meaning relatives and family friends regarding your upcoming writing career. Based on their confused stares and concerned tones, you may have considered entering a more stable profession such as cobbling or inseminating horses. 

I’m here to tell you that you should keep your fingers on the home row and out of the business end of a thoroughbred.

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