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Website last updated: November 29, 2011
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If you want to write- and that's probably why you're here- then why not do some writing online. In time you can build an income from short pieces published on revenue-sharing websites. It takes a while to build up a readership, and it takes a while before you start to get paid, beccause that's the way adsense works. But there are forums there full of people like you trying to get an income out of writing, and they're supportive and will lead you to many other sites where you can earn. Some examples of sites where you can get published and get paid are:
Hubpages- Here articles are called hubs and you can write to get an adsense revenue share