Is writing a Job?

Since I’ve been writing I’ve also thought being a writer was a job. Some people disagree, only because they are not writers, but that don’t make them a bad person now does it. They are just giving their options.

I guess I believe writing is a job because I’ve been doing this for a long time. And I love every minute of it.

Writing is like any other job; expect us writers are sitting at the desk or at the kitchen table typing on a computer or a laptop. People that have a job sit at a desk all day and their working hard on a computer, just like us writers do. We are doing what they’re doing. People that have a job have to go through a pile of paper work, just like us writer’s do. We have papers full of notes and plot points to work out. People with jobs travel the world to get paid and sell something, just like us writer’s do. We travel the world for creativity, we don’t get paid cash, but we do get paid with creativity to create a masterpiece of outstanding and unique words.

Some people will disagree that be writing isn’t job and some way I can agree. Someone once told me it’s only a job if you get paid for it. Yes I agree, but in the back of my mind being a writer will always be a job. I don’t always think of it as a job when I’m writing. I think of it as a creative job.

Published by Ashley Lovell Author

Ashley Lovell is the author of The Wish & Awakened Evil. She lives in her apartment with her two cats (Spook and Batman.) She started to write in the summer of 2005. Throughout her writing career, she has written song lyrics, poems, short stories, and novel series. She joined the Marion County Writers Workshop in 2010. She was in the top 10 in The Write Place book contest. And also, has several short stories featured in charity anthologies. When Ashley was growing up, she lived out in the country surrounded by cows, chickens, cats, five dogs, corn fields, dirt roads, and a patch of woods behind the house. She loves to drink French Vanilla coffee in the mornings when she writes. She is also a supporter of black cats and believes they are good luck. She loves to write creepy stories in the dark. You can find Ashley at Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, ​and Instagram to see updates and news on her work.

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