Writers: Should You Quit Your Day Job?

Category: Writing Life, Money

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This is a question artists and entrepreneurs of all sorts contemplate. We yearn for more time to work on our creative pursuits, and even if the day job is pretty great, it’s easy to become bitter with it for taking time away from what we really want to be doing with our lives. But the question of whether you should quit your job leads to other questions…

  • Can you afford it?
  • How much time do you need to finish your project?
  • Do you create best under pressure?
  • Can you be creative full-time, or do you need breaks?
  • When are you most creative?
  • How many hours a day can you create?
  • What are you willing to sacrifice for your dream?

So many questions, and often you won’t know the answers until you take the plunge. However, maybe I can help by sharing what I’ve learned over the last few years – working part-time, full-time, overtime, and not at all.

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