Some people can pursue a career that pays the bills – even if they’re not in love with what they do. I, on the other hand, need to be absolutely passionate about my 9-to-5 gig in order to thrive in it. The good thing about writing and editing is that I can build upon my skillset anywhere – whether it’s glancing at a newspaper and subconsciously noticing typos or feeling that must-need-to-know-now urge to Google a word that I don’t know. Even if my paycheck isn’t as high as a doctor’s, I wouldn’t trade my career for the world. Why? Because I live and breathe editing.
As a nod to what all of us – in-house editors and freelance contributors alike – do at Demand, I’ve compiled a list of 10 ways to tell we were destined to pursue our careers in writing and editing: Continue reading