OK, here’s the bad news if you are a writer.

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been a writer.

We're working, even when we seem to be just staring out of the window

Your friends… and even your family who are not writers—no matter what they say to your face—think you should stop and get a job.  They will almost never believe that you are working… that you are always working… even when you are staring out of the window.