I am no longer going to post here every day.
I was certain that I was back in after a period of doubt, and I was very moved by the thoughtful replies I received. I was certain, and then I changed my mind. I seem prone to this.
Much of the feedback I received referenced writing as a passion, and having a handle on the the “why” of it. Another one of my favorite people compared the discipline of daily writing to a fitness plan, which I think is very apt. These were the lenses through which I examined this decision.
Specifically, I considered the best possible end state. I’ve expressed a dream of being full-time writer before, but it was a nebulous hope. Today I pinned it down. What would I love about this ideal end state?
What would be so great about being a full-time writer? Being a best-selling author? Would it be the joy of the written word? Would it be joy of affecting many lives
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