on Just Publishing Advice:
Article publishing can be a significant first step on your publishing journey
Many new writers think that they should write a book. Then they leap instantly into publishing and try to become a published author.
If you are a first-time author, getting a book deal with a traditional publisher is very difficult. You can take the self-publishing route, and then you don’t need an agent and publisher. But selling ebooks on Amazon to readers outside of your friends and family is tough work.
Sometimes it’s better to start where the pickings are much easier. If you want your work published, writing an article and having it accepted for publication can get you underway much faster.
Are you interested in freelance writing? Well, let’s take a look at how to get an article published.