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4 Lessons for Writing in the Digital Age

This writer learned some lessons about online writing the hard way -- so you don't have to

- August 28, 2012
Ten years ago, I was just another fresh-off-the-bus kid from the Midwest looking to make it big in New York publishing. Today, I'm still gainfully employed, I've transitioned from print media to online media and I've even managed to escape New York, which is as close to a success story as you're going to find in this heartbreaker of an industry.

Looking back on my resume, it strikes me that every job I've held over the last decade has left me with an important lesson, most of which I learned the hard way. So, for the benefit of those who are starting out in their writing careers, I figured I'd share my accumulated wisdom and save you all some trouble. Let's begin…


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