As writers, we are all used to supplementing our writing gig with “day jobs”. Maybe you sling coffee at Starbucks, maybe you are a fraud analyst at a bank. Are you a janitor, salesman, or apothecary’s assistant by day and a die hard writer by night? If so, you are in good company!
Check out this fun infographic from the folks over at The Expert Editor and see the many, possibly unlikely, day jobs that supported the art and craft of 20 famous writers including Stephen King, Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, Ann Rice, and Margaret Atwood. And remember, if Doyle can be a surgeon and still write in his “spare” time, you can surely carve (pun intended!) out some free time time to write that story that just won’t let you be!
Courtesy of: The Expert Editor
Feeling motivated now that you know what other writers had to do in order to keep food on the table and lights on? Go forth and write “like the wind” as so many beg George RR Martin!
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