Writing is a tough gig. Honestly, it’s such an subjective field that even if you’re a best selling author, or screenwriter, or whatever, people are still not going to like you. But, if you’re at that point, you’ve probably got as many, or more people who dig your work, so it’s all gravy. But what about those of us who have been at this writing thing for more than half of their life without any success? Continue reading “The Fear You Will Fall”
So, it’s Friday, and I’m sitting in my office at work looking at my inbox, and I’m starting to see a trend here. This will take a bit of back story, so bear with me for a moment or two.
In September I started a new job as a web administrator. When I got hired, I had a feeling that the company, which is small, didn’t quite understand what it is I would be doing. That’s weird, right? But whatever, I had a grasp of what to do despite incredibly poor communication from the higher ups. At least, that’s what I thought. My job went from web admin, which included other office support tasks, to having literally everything else in the business piled upon me. I’m now, apparently, responsible for contracts and product profiles, and contracts, and data entry, and…I’ve lost track to be honest. Continue reading “At Odds.”
Gun. No, wait… Workplace! Yes, that’s it. Now, being a creative type, I have an issue with working daily, mundane jobs. I’m sure I’m not the only one. If you’re working as a laborer, or a data entry clerk, or whatever, but you long to write, or draw, or just create in general, then you know the pains of doing a day-to-day job. I would say most people aren’t completely satisfied with what they do for a living. In this day and age when everybody has a post-secondary education, getting into your field can be tricky; however that’s just a part of life. It’s fine. But when you have a creative mind constantly craving stimulation, it makes it that much harder to sit around and stare at a screen, or do the same repetitive task over and over again. Continue reading “Happiness is a Warm…”