I believe this is wonderful to keep in mind for both myself and others. Any form of writing involves passion. When we combine money and passion, the passion tends to get dimmed.
Here’s a harsh truth for you: blogging is a bit like sports. Anyone can do it, but few can do it at a professional level.
And while hardly anybody with an ounce of sanity who takes up tennis or golf thinks they’ll eventually turn pro at it, just about everyone who starts a blog, or is secretly writing a novel, all of them are dreaming of hitting it big somehow.
This is a brave new world: anyone can do it, just push a button and you’re out there. Suddenly everybody is blogging, and they all wish this was what they’d be doing as a job.
But there’s a big difference between blogging and being a blogger.
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