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Question:My job ends, yes! Writing is what i want to do to make money and give me freedom and independence. Who will be interested in a new writer? Who will pay for writing while I finish a book I'm writing?

I've been writing for years, with the support of a writing teacher, who has since retired from teaching. I remind myself of the support that I had from this teacher. He had told me that he was glad to finally meet someone who actually has talent and all he wanted me to do was to write, write and write.

I have a part time job in retail, and the hours are decreasing for all of the associates. I know this is the time for me to make a change, that this is my crucial turning point, and I'm being pushed to make this change. I can feel this change so strongly and it feels so right. It feels that I cannot go back, but must aboslutely keep going forward, as a writer and to the point of being self-reliant.

I know that I can write, and write well. There is no doubt in my mind, but I'm at this point where my income is about to end and I need to be able to make the financial transition as quickly and easily as possible. It is imperative that I maintain good credit, and pay for my daily expenses. How do I make this change? And make it as easily and wisely as possible?

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