Committing to being a “writer” is a venture requiring great endurance, strength and emotional stability. Writing requires solitude. Writing most often pays little. The result: lonely, stressed out, broke people. I’ve learned, though, that the writer’s gift to survive these pitfalls is found within. Writers are introspective, creative and comical. Tap in. Tap in. Tap in.
Check out this Dissolve Footage feature where writer Maria Popova discusses tips to living a fulfilling life as a writer. “I share these here not because they apply to every life, but in the hope that they might benefit your own journey in some small way,” says Maria Popova of Brain Pickings.