“The intoxicating freedom of freelancing comes with a side of never-ending work and constant rejection.”- that sounds about right :)
Here’s something you might like too, Stephanie:
Wow. This was an incredibly insightful and beautiful article. I was immediately engulfed in the story, and I felt waves of emotion throughout the entire read. Thank you for sharing!
That’s the key there. Most people think that have to spend their life focused on everyone else but themselves. It’s you’re life. It makes sense you’ll find more fulfillment if you do the things that genuinely provide fulfillment for you and not other other people think you should be doing.
Stephanie, I have always enjoyed your essays. From this one I understand you are walking away from journalism but not writing per se. I hope I am right:) looking forward to reading more of your writing. Wishing you the very best of luck in your future endeavours.
I’m so sorry for your loss but the essay was profoundly beautiful. I have never lost someone in this way but I can imagine the tragedy of not knowing and the expectation there is more time when we don’t really know when it will all end. He sounded like a very interesting roommate and individual to know. I would like to have known more about how it…