Some writers enjoy wearing multiple hats


Often, we find ourselves assuming that all writers dream of the day when they can devote themselves just to writing and shed that day job.

We’re wrong.

Laurie Patton — a poet, a college president, and a religious scholar — enlightened us on that point, via an essay titled “It’s OK to Be a Writer and a ____.”

Whether you feel the same way or need to take a positive attitude about being a writer and something else, check out her explanation on The Millions.