Writers remember how they ‘broke in’

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Each week, Evan Peterson rounds up stories from across the Web that scribes of all stripes should check out. Remember how you broke into writing in the first place, revive archived content and partner with other freelancers for best results.

Breaking in: When writers talk about how they arrived at their career, the story is almost never the same. Usually they can’t exactly recall it, which makes sense. Do you remember how exactly you arrived at your current writing job? Andy Rubens talks about how he broke into writing in Hollywood with gigs at Key & Peele, Community and Rick & Morty. In explaining how he got there, he reveals a common thread among successful writers:

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