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Multi-Talented Writers Website Coming Soon!

Things have been a little quiet on this blog for a while. That’s because I’ve been working on a really exciting project for writers who prefer not to pick a niche. For those of us who are multi-talented, multipotentialites, scanners, or renaissance souls, choosing just one thing simply doesn’t work. Unfortunately, everyone and their aunt is trying to convince beginning writers that they must pick a niche or risk failure in their writing business. This is simply not true. As a multi-niche writer myself, I know that writing in various niches and formats isn’t only possible, it’s fun, and it pays.

I’ve been working hard the last few months, learning even more about WordPress, discussion forums, multi-author blogs, and more, to bring you one of my largest projects yet: the Multi-Talented Writers website.

The website has a discussion forum for sharing ideas and asking questions, a blog to give you tips about creating your dream multi-niche writing business, and more. Just for signing up for the mailing list, you’ll receive a FREE guide to help you use one of the best tools for the Multi-Talented: mind maps.

Sign up for the mailing list here for weekly tips and to get your FREE Mind Maps for Freelance Writing Success guide as soon as it’s ready.

Please note that all blog posts in the “For Writers” section of marianamcdougall.com will be moved to multitalentedwriters.com. There’ll also be plenty of other blog posts to give you tips on all aspects of being a professional writer.

Niche for Success? Nah.

Since I was 15, I’ve always had all kinds of stuff on the go – all at the same time. I worked full time hours while going to high school full time (and still managed to participate in two extra-curriculars per year, while writing poetry, too. I worked two jobs all through my university years, had a blast swing dancing with friends every week, and still managed to graduate on the Dean’s Honours List with a dual degree. After university, I worked three jobs while continuing my swing dancing outings and still managing to hang out with my husband. Then I had kids. Now I homeschool, parent (and waste time with my kids), play sports for fun and hang out with friends, and I have a writing business on the side (which is doing pretty well, considering how little time I spend on it). Whenever I slow down, it’s usually because someone tells me to do so. And I’m never happy when I listen to that advice.

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