A very interesting question from an even more interesting guy. Writing is one of those pursuits which can be done full-time or part-time and with as much conviction as you desire…but it’s important to be honest with yourself. Is your level of commitment enough to accomplish your goal?
Writing: A Career Or Your Hobby?
I write full-time, as anyone reading this blog will know. I have been for the last two years, and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. I can think of no better job than being my own boss, creating something from scratch each day and then having to do most (if not all) of the work to make money doing it.
For years I wrote between work schedules, kids, marriages and divorces and a hundred other things. I wrote sporadically and I wrote random stories and have a ton of unfinished and/or vague ideas on hard drives, thumb drives, floppy discs and a dead Brother word processor. I wrote when I could and I just sat down and wrote something with no real goal in mind and no real focus.
Until two years ago, when it was sink or swim. I…
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