It sounds like you have the luxury of writing down in your journal, thinking about it and then…
Dr. Patricia Farrell
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If you mean a paid staff writer for a publication, then no, I would not call myself a pro. I write for three reasons.

The process of observing, journaling and writing is rewarding. It has an almost meditative effect

Writing about the things in my area of expertise reminds me of what I should be doing. Sharing knowledge helps crystallize the meaning for myself

I also write to build an audience, market myself and expand my reach