By: Cherise Floyd
Blogger of Life Rii-Imagined
This is where you work for someone else for 40 hours a week for 40 years and try to retire off of 40% of what you could barely live on when you were working. This is sadly, the reality for a large majority of people.
I want to be a writer. It took me six years, two degrees, and $88,000 of student loan debt to discover I want to be a writer.
I wasn’t encouraged to be a writer, to write poetry, to write stories, or songs. I was encouraged to write essays. Essays to institutions of higher education describing how they should let me in, how successful I could become if only given the opportunity. I was never encouraged to chase my own passion. Going to college was drilled in my head so much I was convinced it…
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