I told a friend of mine too. She was a skeptic and she still is. She said that I won’t listen to her if I keep going to pursue my writing career. This was motivating me to actually keep going. Although she still thinks I didn’t listen to her. Most of the people don’t understand or they are more often a 9–5 type and some are more like a “normal” job person as some people describe it. I want the freedom I get from writing from home.

Agnes Laurens is a writer. She writes for the local newspaper. Agnes lives in The Netherlands, with her husband and three daughters. https://linktr.ee/alaurens