Agree with everything in this post!
I used to dream about what it would be like to live like a “real” writer.
I assumed I’d be able to get a writing job I loved right out of college, if I worked hard enough as a student, gained the right experience, and proved I deserved it.
But here’s the thing about jobs: They’re hard, and they aren’t always fun. Even when writing is involved.
And that’s the case for any day job. I think it’s safe to assume the majority of adults don’t enjoy going to work. They do it because they have to.
That doesn’t mean all of these people are miserable. Many — especially creatives — likely have something worthwhile to come home to. A hobby … like writing for fun.
There’s one thing no one ever told me growing up that I wish I’d heard daily.
You do not have to love your day…
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