How Having an Office Job Made Me a Better Writer

I thought having an office job would mean I wasn’t a “real” writer. Turns out, it made me a better one.

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When I first started writing professionally ten years ago, my dream was to do it full time. But after a few years of trying just that, I realized my dream wasn’t tenable — I had a family to feed. And health…