Supporting My Writing Habit

This week, I read a very interesting roundtable article by Liz Entman Harper on The Morning News. In it, seven published writers talk about how they continue writing while still having a full-time, 9-to-5 job. This is a question that has plagued me since I started working: How can I follow my dreams of beingContinue reading “Supporting My Writing Habit”

The Writer Gets a Day Job

This morning, I woke up before the sun, drove through the morning traffic to the trains station and boarded Train 1514 northbound. After months of resumes, cover letters, applications and interviews, I was offered a job last week. And I said yes. As much as I would love to continue freelancing full-time and trying toContinue reading “The Writer Gets a Day Job”

The Writer Survives Unemployment

At some point in every writer’s life, you consider quitting your job to pursue your art. Talent will pay the bills, you think. But reason eventually catches up with you and you drag yourself back to the 9-to-5. Except for that one time you don’t. That morning you realize that it’s time to go forContinue reading “The Writer Survives Unemployment”

3 Things No One Told Me About the Year After College

A year ago, I graduated from college. I was bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and ready to take on the world with my fellow grads. Anything was possible. Since then, my optimism has faded. I’m still glad that I went, but I wish I’d known a few things back then that I learned over the past year. 1)Continue reading “3 Things No One Told Me About the Year After College”