As you know, an increasing part of my income has started coming from my freelance writing. What I’m starting to realize is this: making it as a successful freelance writer isn’t easy. You have to be prepared for the reality that something that was once a joyful way to spend time has become a job. If you’ve decided to make your favorite hobby your main source of income, your favorite hobby will eventually come to occupy the same position in life as your previous job did.
Some friends suggest you may even start to resent writing to an extent, although I’m not at that stage yet (thank God!)
So, how can you survive the transition into full-time writing?
Whatever kind of writing you do, one thing that I’ve found to help you survive any ruts is…
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