Making this my Writing Tip Wednesday because it has some great insights on how writers get paid.
(I should preface this with: Some writers have the luxury of external support, have modified or flexible work schedules that allows them to time to dedicate to their creative projects. Day job or not doesn’t make you more or less of a writer.)
I’m a fan of suggesting writers keep a job, volunteer, or engage in other intensive hobbies for the following reasons….
Keeping your day job has many benefits:
- Inspiration via interactions with people other than your family and settings other than your immediate location.
- Steady income that you can rely on.
- Routine–it’s never a bad thing to have some structure in your life. Even if that means knowing you can only squeeze in…
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