The Luxurious Lifestyle of a Writer

How does writing fit into a person’s life? Is it a hobby, a passion, a compulsion — there’s usually little difference between the two — a way of living, a habit, or perhaps a mindset? Often it’s all of those and still not enough to fit into anything well. Least of all, a life. Other things come first; family, relationships, health, obviously money (the dirty word in the art world). And dare I say happiness? Too lofty. Alright…