What’s the best way to break into professional writing? Sometimes you just have to fly by the seat of your pants! This week on Coffee Break, we talk about what it really takes to become a full-time writer.

“It isn’t until you take your job intentionally and deliberately… that people start to care.”

My guest today is Sandy Kreps, freelance writer, ghostwriter, and blogger on Modern*Simplicity, a website dedicated to helping people create stress-free lives. She and I talk about transitioning to becoming a full-time writer, the tools and attitudes it takes to get there, and the magic of connecting with people from around the world.

“It’s so rewarding to be able to throw something out there and get so much back in return.”

Sandy shares the honest ins and outs of her writing career, including the many hats a modern writer has to wear. Through multiple sources of income and her trusty bullet journal, she offers a fresh approach to paying the bills while also making time for passion projects. I hope today’s episode shows you some new ways to support a writing career. Thanks, Sandy!

“No matter what stage you are as a writer, the most important thing I could say is just do it and do it fearlessly.”

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