I yearn to write full time. I long to withdraw from the world at large and focus on writing as much as possible. I look at photos that depict beautiful cottages in a stunning countryside setting and wish for such surroundings. I feel, more and more each day, that my being so much in the world is detracting from my passion and my joy. It’s not that I don’t like people…I do. But the daily interactions often become distractions that frustrate me, if only because I know I could be writing instead.
I wouldn’t survive if the rest of my life was lived reclusively, I understand that. I do need that interaction. But the distraction of having to work an external job to pay rent and bills really irritates me. Or if not working, then looking for work. I dream of the day when I support myself 100% off my writing.