Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions Blog that tells us There Will Be Parts of Being a Writer You Don’t Like
“Find a job you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life.”
Whoever coined this phrase clearly wasn’t a writer. Don’t try to defend them. You know it’s true.
I take issue with the idea that any kind of creative expression can’t count as or does not feel like work. I don’t fully understand where the assumption of this truth comes from. When I sit down to write a blog post, I treat it very much like I would treat any other writing assignment. I put it in my planner. I make it an appointment. And I cross the task off my list when it’s done.
Why do I do this? Because as much as I love writing blog posts, if I do not treat them like work, I will not write them. If it’s not included in my daily list of tasks, I will simply choose other…
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