Writing Career and Academic Job Frustrations

I found a personal essay about the search for an academic writing job by Emilia Phillips in today’s Practicing Writing blog post from Erika Driefus. This personal essay captures the essence of the process of finding a writing job, a professorship, or both.  It’s a well-written emotive account of the struggle and the sacrifice writers and writingContinue reading “Writing Career and Academic Job Frustrations”

You need a job, not a dream

Recently, I went back through my blog and found this post about quitting a day job to start a writing career.  It got me conversing and thinking deeply  about my current job search and writing career. I’ve had a very emotionally draining last few years,  but they have taught me a lot about what IContinue reading “You need a job, not a dream”