Shocking Tales of Unexpected Success

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Luck v. Hard Work

http://www.freelancewritinggigs.com/2010/04/luck-v-hard-work/
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Does everyone tell you you’re lucky because you’re able to make a successful living as a freelance writer? Are constantly reminded of your “luck” because you’re able to work at home, support your family and still have some money left over for fun? Do your fellow freelance writers discuss your luck at finding high paying clients or having a kickass marketing plan? My friend, that’s not luck. It’s your hard work paying off. I don’t know why we write off someone else’s success as “luck,” especially when it’s clear that person put a lot of time and effort into reaching [Read more…]

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