Day jobs can enhance the writer’s experience. This article explains why.
We’ve all heard the quip, when starting out on the writing journey, ‘don’t quit your day job.’ It is usually offered by a caring friend (or editor) who knows that making a living in the writing world can be daunting. But I’ve found that keeping my day job has not only put food on the table, but has also blessed my writing. For the past twenty years, my day job-serving as a missionary in France with International Teams-has inspired my ‘other job’ of writing ‘entertainment with a soul.’ Paying attention to daily experiences, whatever that may include, can certainly provide us writers with great content for our stories.
How? Here are few ways I’ve found beneficial: Learn more.