Is This a Hobby or a Job?

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“So what’s your real job?”

Even as a full-time writer and blogger, I still get asked this question, and it irritates me every time. Often, it’s a matter of simple surprise that yes, someone can make a living as a writer. Sometimes, the source of the question is a basic curiosity about whether or not I’ll ever return to…

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Rachel Wayne

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Artist/anthropologist/aerialist writing about art, media, culture, health, science, enterprise, and where they all meet. Join my list: http://eepurl.com/gD53QP

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