Is the end of professional writing nigh?

Canada’s Globe and Mail charts the rise of unpaid writers and the fall of the writing profession, with one author declaring, ‘There will be no more professional writers in the future.’

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Sound familiar? Your boss or your client doesn’t want you to write a blog post or contributed article, they want content, lots of it.

The trend toward “content,” and the legions of volunteers willing to produce it online, could lead to the end of the writing profession, according to a report in Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper.

To wit:

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