Want to Make Writing Your Job?

Then Make Writing Your Job!

Andy Spears
2 min readJan 9, 2022

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Yes, there are a ton of stories about how writer so-and-so earned so much money this past month on Medium. Then, there are the stories about how being a writer means working from home or a coffeehouse or the beach. Then there are the stories about how people are struggling to make it as a writer. I mean, they’ve written one or two brilliant pieces of content and don’t understand why they’re not (yet) living a life of luxury.

Here’s the deal: Writing is hard. It’s work. It’s hard work.

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .