Career Clinic: My job's leaving me no time to pursue my writing dream
"I'm an NQ at a major national law firm with aspirations to become a writer. For the last year now I've been working on a novel in my spare time, and have made some progress. But the problem is I'm so exhausted when I get round to working on it in the evenings that the advances I've made have been limited. If I'm going to get this thing done - and it's a dream I've held since childhood - I'm going to need to take some time off. I don't see the firm allowing me to take a sabbatical at this stage, so I'd probably have to quit. Worth the risk or not?"
“I’m an NQ at a major national law firm with aspirations to become a writer. For the last year now I’ve been working on a novel in my spare time, and have made some progress. But the problem is I’m so exhausted when I get round to working on it in the evenings that the advances I’ve made have been limited. I just didn’t expect the job to be quite this demanding.
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