Most people think they have a novel in them, if only they have the time. So why not take the down time at an unfulfilling job by seeing what happens if you try to let your inner novelist out? This comes with the added bonus of letting you look busy, absorbed in your computer screen, while composing and revising. It’s rare, but some writers have been so successful that they have been able to quit their unfulfilling jobs and write full-time.
Contributors: Susan Helene Gottfried from West of Mars, LLC