In a writers’ forum, I was recently asked how a person can go full-time as a writer. I don’t have a good answer for that as you must be able to pay your bills, or no books will ever be written.
Most writers are hobbyists. This is because if one intends to be a full-time writer, one must have an income.
I am a full-time writer. I have regular office hours for writing, and I’m retired from my career in Corporate America.
For many years I was a hobbyist, writing when I had a chance and devoting my life to my job and raising a family.
Some people manage to fit short bursts of writing into their daily schedule, writing at work while on break or at lunch. Others must schedule a dedicated block of time for writing by either rising two hours before they must depart for work or…
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