I’m curious. After you lucked into the first gig from the soccer game sideline talk, which of the other techniques you suggest did you try — talks to local groups, reaching out directly to businesses, meetups, chamber of commerce or other professional associations?

A lot of writers consider themselves introverted and have to stretch to get outside their comfort zone to do these.

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