Have you shared your dream of being a writer with friends or family and have them say, “That’s a fine hobby, but you need a real job”?
How to Find Your Writing Voice Today — Even if You’ve Been Shamed for Sharing It
Frank McKinley

This hits close to home, Frank. Even if they haven’t, I still feel their judgment upon me when I tell them this is what I want to do with my life. Thanks for sharing this piece — it was real and vulnerable.