Career Life Writing

I’ve Given Up My Dream of Being a (Full-Time) Writer

“For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’”

— John Greenleaf Whittier

It was always just a dream.


Most of Us Will Never Live Out Our Dreams — and That’s Freeing

Lake Clouds

No one grows up dreaming of working a safe, mundane job. Nearly everyone in that position wants to be something else.

A musician. A painter. A crafter. An inventor. A brewer. A writer.