Turning My Passion/Hobby into a Business Made Me Hate It

Many creative people face the pressure to monetize their work, as if the only value something has is based on how much money it makes. Online “gurus” claim that anyone can make big money selling anything online if they follow their formula. The author, a fiction writer, tried to make money by conforming to popular genres and series formats, but eventually grew to hate what they were doing. Despite their passion and dedication, they never made enough money to quit their day job. The author’s advice is to do what you love for the love of it, without always chasing money.


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