Writing is Not a Nine-to-Five Job

Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog that reminds us that Writing is Not a Nine-to-Five Job

Meg Dowell

If only. If only. If. Only.

OK, there are technically writers who have a structured work schedule and that works for them and that is absolutely wonderful.

But I’m assuming most of you reading this right now — such as myself — aren’t quite there yet, and/or never will be.

Don’t worry — from where I’m standing, it’s totally normal, you’re going to be fine, DEEP BREATHS.

Something I’ve really been struggling with this year isn’t figuring out how to maintain work-life balance, but rather explaining to my loved ones and friends the abstract nature of my chosen career path. I’ve lost track of how many times someone in my life has said to me — this year alone — “Well, you should only be working until five, five days a week, so what’s the problem?”

The problem, dear ones (I do love them so dearly) is that it’s simply…

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