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If You Want To Quit Your Day Job You Have To Be Able To Create Your Own Work — Mark W. Travis

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Film Courage: Do you think people should follow their dreams, and if so along those lines, when should they quit their day job?

Mark W. Travis, Director/Author/Writer/Instructor: That’s a tricky one. It’s a really tricky question because there’s a part of me…I’ll give you…this is My Committee giving this several answers. There’s a part of me that says don’t leave your day job until it becomes absolutely impossible to stay in it because of the dream you’re following. See how long you can stay in the day job and I am just thinking about security and all of that. Then there is another part of me says leave it, go at any time. In some ways I am not a great person to ask this because when I started in this business…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

(Watch the video interview on Youtube here)

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Quit Your Day Job and Live Out Your Dreams by Dr. Ken Atchity

When Is It Time To Quit A Day Job To Be An Artist? — Rhomeyn Johnson

How I Became A Professional Screenwriter by Christine Conradt

Screenwriters Don’t Need To Quit Their Day Job — Shannan E. Johnson




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