Posts Tagged "writing"


As I discussed in a previous post, I am a planner, a note taker, and a thinker. Before I sit down to write I’ve pretty much already mapped the piece out and wrote it in my head. Sometimes, though, something takes over and I end up writing a completely different piece. Or perhaps what I intended to write is drastically changed once I put pen to paper, proverbially speaking. My last post talked a little bit about inspiration and...

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I Quit My Job to Be a Writer


Posted By on Oct 23, 2012

Two months ago I quit my job to be a writer. I had been a marketing manager for an outdoor adventure company. Before that I was fundraising for non-profits. Before that I completed a Master’s degree and was teaching at a university. Before that I was a missionary traveling most of Central and Eastern Europe. The first question people ask me when I tell them this is, “Why?” usually followed by a few of these: ?!?! I live in the Midwest...

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