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6 Quiet Realities You Must Make Peace With If You Want to Write a Book Alongside Your 9–5

A story about how I finally finished my book

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In 2017 I started writing my first book.

Like most aspiring writers, the prospect of writing my very own book was liberating. It was powerful. It was short-lived.

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Eve Arnold

Eve Arnold

Service Designer. Writer. Author of ‘Occupation Happy’ and ‘100,000 Words’.

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