After writing stories for free on Wattpad since 2014, someone invited me to join a contest to submit my stories. When I did, they offered me a contract, which I didn’t expect and I turned it down.
To plan your writing using the Snowflake Method while having fun is the best strategy. Deciding what story to write should be a thrilling experience. Not forced by trend or short-term joys. Remember, a classic took at least 2 years before it’s finished. Yet, it withstands through time.
Writing lengthy literature, a novel, isn’t something everybody does. It takes a lot of guts and commitment to start and end it without distractions. Even I, for years of writing lengthy stories on Wattpad, can testify it’s not someone’s cup of tea.