Writing Quote for Friday, May 28

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I chose today’s quote because I see so many “writers” who are willing to write for peanuts. Thus, it makes it much harder sometimes to find decent paying writing gigs, because many employers feel that if X will write their project for only .01 a word, then Y and Z should take those wages too. Now, I realize that some people feel they need to, or have to take those wages, and if that’s what you want, fine. Me, I would rather not write than expend the time and energy to write for .01 a word.

Write out of love, write out of instinct, write out of reason….but always for money.

– Louis Untermeyer


About Beth

I'm a part-time freelance writer, full-time high school CTE administrative assistant, mother, wife and dreamer. In my free time I enjoy reading, crafts, watching movies and spending time with my best friend and love of my life.
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