Why I Still Have A Day Job

In short: because I like it

Kris Gage
10 min readFeb 16, 2019


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The fact that many writers have day jobs is not new — most aspiring writers do (and many of the successful ones did, too, before they made it big.)

So to say I have a job isn’t all that interesting. Where people get hung up is when I clarify:

I’m not trying to leave it.