Video: Turn Your Writing Into Your Career

“It wasn't just one single moment that I had this cataclysmic kind of thought; it was more that I had a calling my whole life and then I finally yielded to it."
     —Extension Honored Instructor Laurie Ann Doyle on her path to writer

In our writing webinar, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Writing instructors Laurie Ann Doyle and Thaïs Miller and recent certificate program graduate Rose Heredia discussed when they knew that writing was the main focus of their lives. The panel agrees that there is one important thing you need to turn the craft into your profession: persistence.

Watch the video below to get more tips on overcoming challenges—including financing your passion—and breaking into the writing world.



What tips do you have for aspiring writers? How have you overcome any challenges? Let us know in the Comments below!