Writer’s Guilt

Part confession, part encouragement

Writing is one of the most important things in my life. Using it as a creative outlet has kept me alive through some of my darkest moments. Now, in my adulthood, groceries need to be bought and bills need to be paid. Between a full-time job which keeps me fed and housed, but hardly enables me to grow financially, trying to balance my work and personal life, and an increasingly volatile external world, I find myself frequently and repeatedly caught in this vicious cycle:

Fall into a habit of going to work and coming…