Guest Post: 5 Reasons to Write for Underrated Trades

Urban Muse Writer, April 2011

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Let’s just get a few things out of the way: Writing for trades is not sexy, you won’t get free stuff and you won’t meet celebrities. But you will learn – a ton, and things you’ll carry with you throughout your reporting career, no matter the beat. Business makes the world go ‘round. If you’re new to freelance writing, or simply don’t want to compete with the scads of young people clamoring to write about how to flatten your abs or the latest Hollywood meltdown, read on.