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Many would look at me and see nothing more than some acne ridden video game nerd, but i actually have a passion that doesn't seem to come off to many people. My dream is to become a video game journalist. Its not a hobby, its a passion. My only problem is that i'm 15 going on 16, gaming journalism seems like it is really hard to get into, and i don't know if i can deal with an industry that can magically up and fire people like what happened at 1up to my favorite video game journalists who were fired from there. Frankly, i'm scared my dream will never reach its full potential.
So i discovered this site like towards the beginning of it's birth. Highly recommended by The Geekbox, Rebel FM,and several podcasts and sites. And here i am writing an article that feels a little more like a rant than an actual gaming post. I figured that who could try and re assure my hopes better than the wonderful people who post/read on Bitmob. The articles here are simply amazing rivaling all of the gaming sites tat are currently up and running, however they are all being made by community members! OMG how could it have taken so long to realize not everyone on the Internet is stupid?
Anyhow back to the topic at hand, i would really like some help and advice from the wonderful people at Bitmob. Anything will do. Maybe careers i could start out with. Maybe some ideas for the future about colleges i should go to (if it matters). I would really like to have someone describe freelancing in more detail because i don't quite understand what a freelancer does. Maybe even some writing tips. What it takes to be a video game journalist. What high school grades you need. Frankly i need any help anyone can give me.
Please help a 15 year old kid who is stressing beyond his years.
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