My guest post for Joey Cochran:
Ah, the life of a writer… So glamorous, so fulfilling. So filled with daily trips to Starbucks and a schedule you control.
Many people think this is the writer’s life. I used to think this, too.
And then I became one.
Because I work for a non-profit organization, I spend most of my days in an office. There are fluorescent lights (it hurts). I spend a lot of time working on projects that aren’t terribly exciting, even though they’re very important. Because people need me for meetings, I am generally at the mercy of other people’s schedules.
But I do still get a daily trip to Starbucks, which is delightful.
The lifestyle of a writer isn’t a glamorous one, but it is one that’s helped me grow in my faith in at least two significant ways.
Read the rest at jtcochran.com.