Point #5 really resonates with me. I finally decided to make writing my full-time job and I just started not long ago.
You know that one character in some movies who’s unemployed and still live in his/her parents’ basement? That’s how I feel sometimes even after I’ve been super productive and wrote thousands of words.
So many people out there with traditional jobs think it’s so easy to write and be a writer. If only they know…
Thank you for writing this and sharing your experience. At least I know I’m not as crazy as I thought. Keep on writing! :)