There are multitudes of writing sites and writing communities on the Internet. All of them have different missions, different atmospheres, and different objectives.
The mission of HowToThinkSideways.com and the folks here is simple.
If your goal—for whatever reason—is to walk away from your current work to create a new career as a fiction writer, HowToThinkSideways.com both understand your dreams, and know that you can make them real WITHOUT a college education (or with one), WITHOUT an MFA (or with one), without family support (or with it).
- You need to know this is what you want.
- You need to understand that building a writing a career is a lot of work,
- that it requires an enormous amount of persistence,
- and that you have to focus on writing a better book every single time if you want to build your readership.
But if you’re sure you want to write for a living…welcome home. You’ll find an entire community of folks who share your dreams here, and who are all working on making those dreams their reality.