It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous - Robert Benchley
Starting a freelance writing career ? Then you have to write a LOT if you wish to become successful in this occupation.
The reason why you need to write a LOT is because just like everything else, the more you write the better you become at it. You will enhance your writing craftsmanship. This means that you will receive more acceptances for assignments and you will confront few rejections.
You can also earn while you learn to write. The best way to that is to Affiliate Marketing.
If you have been using a product or services of any vendors, write a review or an article and promote it. For example, I am using a dell laptop to write this article. I love it's design, portability, and ease of use. It also has 320 GB Hard disk and 2GB RAM with a 17 inch LCD screen. It only cost less than $850.
Now after your review of the product, post them on article directories, or on your own website or blog, ezines, and send them out to your subscribers on the mailing list.
In each of these articles and reviews, include an affiliate link that will take the reader to the merchant's website. If the reader buys the product or services from the merchant’s website, you get a commission for the sale.
You can become affiliates of many vendors out there in the market. You can easily write a couple of product or service reviews or articles and promote it. Slowly, you will also improve your writing skills while you earn through affiliate marketing.
For all this to happen effectively, you need to learn how to make the most out of your articles and reviews and learn how to find the best affiliate products and market it. There are many resources in the market to help you write an effective product of services reviews. One of them is the Super Affiliate Handbook by Rosland Gardner.
If you follow the step by step guide to affiliate marketing, you won't have to worry about getting the acceptance letters or writing assignments and start earning money.