Let me tell you a little something about Wade Finnegan. Wade is one of those people you meet in the stratosphere who’s instantly friendly, immediately supportive, and entirely genuine. You can’t help but like Wade. He makes you look good while he’s really the one who’s to be applauded. I credit a fairly large part of my new readership to Wade’s efforts. He’s the first one to promote my blog posts, anyone’s blog posts, and he’s generous of his time and talent in the comments.
The Three T’s of Worthiness
by Wade Finnegan
ability to manipulate words that informs, persuades, or entertains an audience
is a real talent. Taking ideas and turning them into useful and readable
documents is a job worth significant compensation. Anytime someone suggests
that writing is easy, hand him or her your laptop and say go for it! Chances
are they won’t get very far.
is thinking. The true work in writing is not visible to the naked eye. Writing
causes stress on the brain, the most powerful organ in your body, and leaves
you feeling exhausted when finished. The whole writing process is based upon a
labor of the mind. So if anyone ever suggests that writing isn’t “real” work,
have him or her crank out 1200 words in an hour, and tell them they will be
judged on the quality. Your thoughts are a commodity worthy of an income.
possess unlimited power. They need to be treated with the decisiveness and
delicacy of a bomb technician. Writers deliver their message with a subtle refinement,
and truly manipulate words into meaning. A writer is a great observer of
humanity and understands how clear communication is an essential ingredient to
the human condition. The next time someone states, “Everyone is a writer.” have
them describe an ocean to a person who has never seen one, or inspire somebody
to make a life change. When they are at a loss, remind them this is why you
make the big bucks.
go to a massage therapist or a barber and not expect to pay them for their
service. They are professionals that provide a service that I cannot do on my
own. I provide a service that most people can’t complete on their own. This is
why I deserve fair compensation and feel no remorse in asking to be paid.
freelance writer based in Oregon City, Oregon. He takes pride in beating
deadlines and exceeding his clients and editors expectations. He has expertise
in outdoor recreation and education, but writes on a wide array of subjects.
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