While earning what I’ve calculated to be $1.67 an hour for my creativity, I also worked at dog daycare, where my roommate, a fellow employee, had secured me an interview. There, I made $10 an hour to mop up pee.
Matt Debenham is a writer, a parent, a teacher, and now he works at a grocery store too.
I was the first line of defense. Me. I was the gatekeeper and I was the key master.
Here’s a list of the (mostly crappy) jobs I had while writing nine novels before the tenth book got sold.