Three Lessons Learned from Two Months as a Full-Time Content Writer

Despite writing being my job, I couldn’t love it more

Violet Daniels
Writers’ Blokke

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Taking the plunge and starting a new job after being in the same role for four years scared the hell out of me. But it also took me a long time to get there in the first place.

Although no job is ever perfect, I knew that starting as a full-time content writer was the right move for me, after spending many tiring years in retail, getting home, and being too exhausted to write.

Now, I get to write all day every day, and get to tell people I’m a writer. To a certain extent, I did this anyway as I’ve been writing online for years, but having it as my official job title gave me a new lease of life I never knew I needed.

After stumbling awkwardly through the first few weeks and getting used to office life — which requires a lot of sitting down and coffee consumption — I’ve already learned many new skills and lessons about myself as a writer.

Part of me worried before starting this role that because I’d be writing all day, I would lose my love for it.

Like anything, when something you enjoy becomes your job and way to make a living, there’s always a danger you walk away liking it a little less. Although it’s early days, I…

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Violet Daniels
Writers’ Blokke

Full time content writer navigating the world one word at a time | Top writer in books & reading | Aspiring novelist | 📚 https://www.violet-daniels.com/