Oh, the times I’ve had to eat crow, so to speak. If only I could really think things out first to determine the level of commitment and amount of time required, I think my stress-o-meter level would drop drastically.
I will confess, being a writer is THE best job in the world. But, I’d be lying if I didn’t ALSO admit it can feel like we’ve been strapped to Hell’s Tilt-A-Whirl. As writers of the Digital Age we have a much higher chance at success than any writer in history, but we also have more work than any writer in history.
And, to make matters worse, spouses, bills, kiddos with snotty noses, dust bunnies and car troubles don’t go away the day we decide to become professional writers.
In fact, Spawn used more toilet paper than a crew of high school football players rolling the house of a rival team’s quarterback. And he flooded the bathroom. And I still have to clean the mess, but the liquor stores aren’t open yet.
So yeah, that is the glamourous job
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