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  1. October 31, 2017
    Morgan says

    My mother-in-law shared this post with me and I’ve been/am currently in a similar situation in which you were in. I’m passionate about storytelling and I’ve been blogging for about three years, but I haven’t turned this into a full-time gig yet because the benefits at my job are so good. What would you say to those who aren’t on the edge of leaving a job, but want to be proactive with starting.

  2. November 1, 2017

    I think if you have a passion for what you’re doing outside of your office job, do everything you can in your spare time to make it part of your life. Before I was anywhere near ready to leave my job, I started attending networking events and connecting with local creatives through Instagram and meeting up. Getting to know other people like me in my community really made feel like I was making progress and growing even if it meant I still worked an office job. Hope this helps!

  3. November 6, 2017
    Erika says

    I loved reading this. A lot of your story is so similar to mine. I majored in public relations and I’m now on my third dreadful office job as an account coordinator. I loathe the traditional agencgy set-up. The mundane routine is mind-numbing. I started working on my own blog recently. It’s not live yet as I’m trying to generate more content before I make it public. I’d love to know what kind of camera you use for your photos and how long it took your blog to get a decent following.

    Love what you’re doing here!

    – Erika

  4. November 8, 2017
    Jillian says

    What a great post! I loved following you along your journey and am so happy you were able to find what you love :) I am currently in grad school and a mom. My husband and I finally started our blog. He does photography on the side and I love to write so we decided to team up, but it can feel very intimidating! We’ve only done a few posts but I love it!!! I’d love to do this full time but right now it’s the typical few followers and family reading. Thank you for your encouragement! Hopefully, someday :) Do you feel that your blog itself allows you to work outside of the 9-5? Or, it’s been your freelance work?

    Thank you,


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