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The Death of the American Hobbyist

In the age of the side-hustle, nothing can be fun anymore.

Photo by Steve Johnson on Unsplash

I have a full-time job working as a grant writer for a mid-sized agency in my city. It pays the bills, and it pays them fairly well.

I also publish semi-regularly on Medium as a side-hustle. It doesn’t earn me a ton, mostly just spare money to buffer my bank account. It’s mostly…

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.