😊 There is a glimmer of hope in the darkness. I will be a writer. That’s all I’ve ever wanted to do since I was two. 👩🏽‍💻

A Writer's Path

by Meg Dowell

Your time will come.

Between graduating college (May 2014) and starting my first ‘real’ writing job (March 2017), I got rejected … by many, many people.

For many, many things. Especially writing jobs.

Because it’s not formal education that qualifies you to write. It’s part of it, but often a very small part. What matters more is experience … and writing samples.

And when you don’t have either of those things … well, how are you supposed to get them?

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