The Unglamorous Life of a Writer

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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.

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