As writers, we always hope we can just write full-time and have enough ideas that will keep us writing and getting published. How? Meghan explains this process on her blog about how to treat writing as a full-time job. She explains the benefits and how to make it work.
If you search on Google, you will find there are many other opportunities of writing that can make it a full-time job. There is freelancing, blogging, proofreading, etc. Those are other options to working full-time if you are pursuing a full-time writing career.
I haven’t stated to treat my writing as a full-time job and it definitely shows in my current WIP. Had I found Meghan’s blog sooner, I may have been able to write full-time and work my 9-5 together. However, I am working diligently to change my habits for the better and not let my characters suffer from my undisciplined life.
Creating goals is vital to achieving what you want. I have slowly begun to understand this the older I have gotten, and I am making changes to how I plan my goals and days. Everything is planned out from how I start my day, to workouts, to what’s for dinner.
I use a Passion Planner to do all this. The one thing I enjoy about the Passion Planner is the roadmap that is included. The roadmap can help you set your goals and you can continually update it.