Most of my readers are in their mid-twenties to mid-thirties. I also have a nice cluster of forty, fifty, and sixty-year-olds! And I love all of you. <3
However, there’s one segment of my audience that I feel I’ve been neglecting: Teens.
Over the past couple years, I’ve spoken with over one thousand local teenagers about my writing career and how they can follow in my footsteps. I have several young newsletter subscribers, one of whom is a 13-year-old girl who excitedly replies to each issue. And my very first one-on-one online mentoring student was a 17-year-old.
I adore my teen audience–nearly all of my fiction is written for their age group–but I’ve never written a post specifically for them. And, while most of my articles more-or-less apply to “everyone” in the freelance writing game, there are a few unique challenges that teen writers face.
So, this article is for you, Reader Who is Nineteen or Younger! 🙂
(But, if you’re a little older, feel free to join in). Continue reading “10 Facts About Freelance Writing Every Teen Should Know”
Lauren Spear (née Tharp) is the owner and creator of the multiple award-winning LittleZotz Writing. She’s written hundreds of bylined posts helping freelance writers to become BETTER freelance writers. Thousands if you count all the articles she’s ghostwritten (but she’s not allowed to talk about most of those).