Writing
Leave a Comment

How to Find Your Writing Niche

When I set up this blog two and a half years ago, there were many questions in my mind about writing. I used this blog to help me answer those questions.

Many years ago I worked briefly  – for three years – as a feature writer for the magazines published by a huge publishing conglomerate in Hong Kong.  As a feature writer, I wrote about everything under the sun but I tended to lean more on conservation and culture.

I gave up that writing career to hearken to a call to help other people heal. But the love for writing kept knocking on my door and finally, after 8 years of working as an energy therapist,I decided to to find time to do some writing. I ventured into content writing and blogging.

Blogging has enabled me to clarify and resolve many writing issues and answer many of the questions that lingered in my mind. I was never educated as a writer – I studied political science – and I didn’t know there was such a thing as a “writing niche” until I began to blog.

I believe strongly in the concept of giving back and so, in the spirit of making my return, I will begin a series of blog posts on how to find your writing niche.

I will post about it every Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fair warning: I do not believe in the quick and easy way. That’s why I felt sure I found my niche only after two and a half years of blogging. But don’t worry, the series won’t run that long. What I’m saying is, I can’t offer you quick and easy ways. Certainly no “top ten ways to find your niche.”

I will show you the way I found my niche. Easy, yes, quick, no. It is a meandering path that will offer you many opportunities to explore the writing life, carve one for yourself and then find your ” writing center.”

The posts will be short…and Zen-like, because I have embraced the Zen life. And it will start July 9, 2015.

Let’s go!

Advertisements

Thank you for taking the time to comment!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s