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10 Reasons Why Being A Writer Is Like Working In Middle Management

Tara Sparling writes

1. Both the people at the level below you and the people at the level above you suspect there is no need for you at all.

2. You’d rather not be at your desk most days, but if you didn’t have a desk to go to, you’d probably die.

3. You do all the work, but get little credit, and only a tenth of the pay you think you deserve.

4. You’ve come a long way to get where you are, which is great for about 5 seconds until you realise that you’ve got such a long way to go yet that you may as well have never started at all.

5. Most of the suggestions thrown your way are not suggestions at all, but in fact direct orders which are almost impossible to comply with.

6. You are forced to say things you don’t believe regarding things you don’t care about.

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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