All In a Day's Work

 

Or, How I support my Writing Habit

Don't Quit Your Day Job

The above is a saying that I've heard so much since I started writing, that I've taken it to heart.  Behind this saying is the basic dictum that the vast majority of writers cannot make a living wage off their writing.  There are some who can, but--face it--we can't all be Steven King or Tom Clancy.  

So, in order to support one's writing habit, one must work a regular job.  Regular jobs can be varied, boring, exciting, strange, ordinary, hateful, enjoyable, and whatever other modifier  you want to throw at them.

Regular jobs I have known